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Pre-analytical Factor Classification Bodily fluids Cells/Tissue
Blood Serum Plasma Urine Saliva
Anatomical location of blood draw Biospecimen Acquisition 81 19 30 0 0 0
Anticoagulant Biospecimen Acquisition 268 117 191 2 0 23
Biospecimen location Biospecimen Acquisition 42 20 21 14 13 179
Cannulation Biospecimen Acquisition 14 3 3 0 0 1
Cold ischemia time Biospecimen Acquisition 1 0 0 0 0 90
Data management Biospecimen Acquisition 2 1 0 0 0 0
Locale of biospecimen collection Biospecimen Acquisition 8 5 0 2 0 6
Method of cell acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 2 0 0 1 7 28
Method of fluid acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 115 33 45 35 15 15
Method of tissue acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 1 0 0 1 0 120
Needle gauge Biospecimen Acquisition 16 6 4 0 0 25
Organ measurements Biospecimen Acquisition 1 1 0 0 0 7
Pathology ink Biospecimen Acquisition 0 0 0 0 0 3
Patient posture Biospecimen Acquisition 21 10 13 2 1 0
Pre-preservation condition Biospecimen Acquisition 4 0 2 0 0 6
Time of biospecimen collection Biospecimen Acquisition 127 56 72 25 7 12
Type of collection container/solution Biospecimen Acquisition 253 115 146 7 2 8
Unspecified ischemia time Biospecimen Acquisition 0 0 0 0 0 3