Common Biospecimen Formats And Sample Types

Explore the Full Range of Available Biospecimen Formats

GBC supports clients with formulating technical specifications for biospecimen requirements based on material format and handling.

  • Tissue Samples
    • Fresh Tissue (Live Viable Cells)
    • Frozen Tissue
    • OCTTM Embedded Tissue
    • Cryopreserved Cells and Cell Lines
    • Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) Tissue
  • Blood and Blood Derivatives
    • Whole Blood
    • Blood Fluid Derivatives (Plasma and Serum)
    • Blood Cellular Derivatives - Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMCs)
  • Biofluids
    • Synovial Fluid
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF)
    • Bronchial Lavage
    • Tracheal Aspirate
    • Urine
  • Other Sample Formats
    • Swabs and Transport Media
    • Microbiology and Virology Isolates
    • Fine Needle Aspirates (FNAs)
    • Multi-Well Plated Samples
    • Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) Samples
    • Explanted Medical Devices / Biofilms
  • Other Derivatives
    • RNA
    • DNA
    • Free Circulating Nucleic Acid (fcDNA and fcRNA)
    • Protein Isolates
    • Stained and Unstained Histology Slides
    • Analytes, Assay Derivatives, By-Products, and Leftovers

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