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Sample Types

tubes for blood samples From peripheral blood mononuclear cell isolated from blood to liver tissue fixation or processing, the University of Rochester Clinical Trials Processing Laboratory has a wealth of experience working with a variety of specimens. We are also experienced in handling timed samples collected as part of pharmacology studies. We can process samples within 30 min for drug dosing studies.

Samples types we process include:

Blood Tissue Biopsies
  • Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC)
  • Serum and plasma isolation from blood.
  • Tonsil
  • Liver
  • Endometrial
Compartmental Specimens
  • Nasal
  • Saliva
  • Semen
  • Urine
  • Rectal
  • Cerebral spinal fluid
  • Cervical
  • Lavages
  • Biopsies
  • Wicks
  • Brushes