Salivary Biomarkers & Analytes

The UNSW SBRC offers accurate saliva testing for a wide variety of analytes, including:

Salivary AnalytesSample test VolumeAssay SensitivityAssay Range
17 Alpha- Hydroxy-progesterone50 μL3 pg/mL5.1 - 500 pg/mL
Alpha-Amylase10 μL0.4 U/mL2-400 U/mL
Androstenedione50 μL5 pg/mL10 - 2430 pg/mL
Cortisol25 μL< 0.007 μg/dL0.012 - 3 μg/dL
Cotinine20 μL0.15 ng/mL0.8 - 200 ng/mL
DHEA50 μL5 pg/mL10.2 - 1000 pg/mL
DHEA-S100 μL43pg/mL188.9 - 15,300 pg/mL
Estradiol100 μL0.1 pg/mL1 - 32 pg/mL
Estriol100 μL5 pg/mL5 - 4860 pg/mL
Estrone100 μL1 pg/mL3.1 - 300 pg/mL
Interleukin-1 Beta20 μL< 0.37 pg/mL3.13 - 200 pg/mL
Interleukin-6 (IL-6)60 μL0.07 pg/mL0 - 100 pg/mL
Melatonin100 μL1.37 pg/mL0.78 - 50 pg/mL
Progesterone50 μL5 pg/mL10 - 2430 pg/mL
Secretory IgA25 μL2.5 μg/mL2.5 - 600 μg/mL
Testosterone25 μL1 pg/mL6.1 - 600 pg/mL
Uric Acid10 μL0.07 mg/dL0.07 - 5 mg/dL

It does so by capitalising on significant advances over the past decade in methods for saliva collection and the development of standardised, reliable techniques for the most accurate saliva testing results by industry leader and partner Salimetrics https://salimetrics.com/.

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