Alere iScreen OFD Cotinine Oral Fluid Screening

Alere iScreen OFD Cotinine Oral Fluid Screening

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iScreen ® OFD
Cotinine Oral Fluid Screening Device.

The iScreen® OFD - Cotinine device is a rapid, oral fluid screening test that can be performed anytime without the use of an instrument. The test detects elevated levels of cotinine (nicotine metabolite) in oral fluid for accurate determination of smoking status.

Professional, trained staff members can conveniently administer this point of care screening test and obtain reliable results for the presence of cotinine within 10 minutes.

Features & Benefits

  • Accurately screen for cotinine— the primary metabolite of nicotine
  • Detects up to 1-2 days after nicotine use
  • Qualitative detection of cotinine in oral fluids at 30 ng/mL cutoff level
  • Simple collection and testing procedure
  • Results in as little as 10 minutes
  • Long shelf life at room
  • Integrated internal procedural control

Advantages of the Oral Cotinine Test vs Urine Cotinine Test

Ease of collection

  • less issues with privacy and compliance
  • ease of saliva vs urine upon collection
  • harder to adultery saliva vs urine

Time benefit

  • 10 minutes with nothing in the mouth
  • 3 minute swab
  • read after 10 minutes

Cutoff Level

  • 30 ng/ml vs 300 or 500ng/ml
  • pick up more recent tobacco use

Storage and stability

  • long shelf life at room temperature storage (24 months from manufacturer)


  • % Agreement with Commercial Kit
  • Specimen COT
  • Positive 97.6%
  • Negative >99%
  • Total 98.9%
  • % Agreement with LC/MS*
  • Specimen COT
  • Positive >99%
  • Negative 97.9%
  • Total 98.6%
  • *The volume of some of the specimens was insufficient for LC/MS testing

25 Kits Per Box

FDA Guidance doc 510(k) exempt

View Product's MSDS (Cotinine Only): PDF Format
View Product's Brochure: PDF Format
View Product's Training Presentation: PDF Format
View Product's FAQ: PDF Format

Alere iScreen OFD Cotinine Comparison Study

Training Program

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