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How often can I repeat the NIS imaging study in the same subject?

This depends on the physical half life of the radiotracer you are using.  Basically, you need to be sure that your imaging study is not contaminated by residual radioactive signals from the preceding study. The SPECT tracer 99mTcO4 (pertechnetate) has a half life of 6 hours so imaging can be repeated daily.  The PET tracer B18F4 (tetrafluoroborate) has a half life of only 110 minutes so imaging can be repeated several times in a day.  If you have questions about a specific radiotracer, email to info@imanislife.com

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Use Fewer Animals

Our Reduction Campaign

At Imanis, we are committed to promoting the practice of the 3Rs in animal research. Learn how we are decreasing the use of animals and research as well as saving up to 15% on your orders. Continue reading...

What people say about Imanis

Our group has, and continues to, use NIS as a noninvasive reporter for cell transplantation studies in mice and in pigs. Imanis has provided expert technical and analytical support for this research, and has allowed us to publish our research in high impact journals, including Science Translational Medicine..

– Dr. Raymond Hickey, Mayo Clinic

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