Surmodics IVD is proud to introduce NEW MatrixGuard™ Diluent, our strongest blocking diluent to help assay developers significantly reduce matrix interferences. MatrixGuard provides unsurpassed blocking whereby matrix interferences are effectively blocked while the intended assay signal is maintained and performs across multiple assay formats. MatrixGuard significantly reduces the risk of false positives and has excellent 3-year stability. Along with all Surmodics reagents, MatrixGuard is manufactured in Surmodics ISO 13485 and 9001 certified facility to ensure quality and lot-to-lot consistency. MatrixGuard provides assay developers the best possible tool to reduce matrix interference and optimize assay performance.