FAQ - CLINICAL AND PATIENT SAMPLE COLLECTIONS
We can prospectively collect patient samples that meet your study requirements. Inclusion and/or exclusion criteria can be specified such as age, gender, disease stage, treatments, etc.
All samples are collected under IRB approved protocols.
When required, all donors sign consent forms. Some sample types – such as remnant specimens – must be delinked per federal regulations in order to maintain donor privacy, and thus consenting donors is not possible.
We can generally collect up to 50 ml whole blood from each patient, however in some cases less volume may be drawn depending on the patient.
Yes, we can schedule a normal control donor to be drawn at the same time as a clinical patient.
Yes, we can collect samples and have them couriered to our facility for processing and shipment on the same day of collection.
We currently work with 70 physician sites, over 200 investigators, 3 hospitals, and 4 remnant labs. Our network is growing every month as we add new specialties and capabilities.
Yes, we can easily collect saliva, urine, swabs, and other non-invasive biologicals. In addition, we can collect sputum, cerebrospinal fluid, bronchial lavage, bone marrow and other specialty biofluids. We have recently expanded our portfolio to include the premier collection of ASTERAND disease state tissues. With the largest clinical collection network in the industry, we can deliver clinical specimens to meet your research needs.
Yes, our clinical biofluid inventory is available online and is updated weekly. Please click here to review. You can also contact us for a current report.
Yes, we can prospectively collect samples. Our customer service team can work with you and our clinical network to coordinate a collection protocol to meet your needs.