Streck Partners with Ceres to Distribute COVID Wastewater Surveillance Solution

Omaha-based Streck ( is pleased to announce their partnership with Ceres Nanosciences to distribute Nanotrap® Magnetic Virus Particles that provide rapid viral concentration directly from raw sewage. This product dramatically reduces the time and effort required to test wastewater samples for COVID-19 surveillance. Wastewater surveillance can act as an early-warning system for COVID-19 “hotspots” within a community. The Ceres Nanotrap Magnetic Virus Particles facilitate a streamlined workflow, improved sensitivity, and reduced time to results. The Ceres products are a natural fit for distribution by Streck since both companies share an innovative and dynamic approach to providing solutions to the healthcare community.

“Streck is pleased to enter this market with a trusted partner that has forged the way and proven success in a rapidly evolving field,” said Matthew Kreifels, vice president of sales and business development. “We are excited to take this powerful epidemiological surveillance tool and make it available to labs worldwide.”

Established in 1971, Streck develops and manufactures products in hematology, immunology, molecular diagnostics, cell stabilization, infectious diseases, and urinalysis for clinical and research laboratories. Streck’s passion for innovation, quality, and service are what makes the organization a world leader in the development of quality control and diagnostic products helping laboratories ensure accurate and timely results for patients. Visit for more information.