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Pre-analytical Factor Classification Bodily fluids Cells/Tissue
Blood Serum Plasma Urine Saliva
Anatomical location of blood draw Biospecimen Acquisition 86 21 32 0 0 0
Anticoagulant Biospecimen Acquisition 297 125 214 2 1 28
Biospecimen location Biospecimen Acquisition 65 34 50 27 27 246
Cannulation Biospecimen Acquisition 14 3 3 0 0 1
Cold ischemia time Biospecimen Acquisition 2 0 0 0 0 104
Data management Biospecimen Acquisition 2 1 0 0 0 0
Locale of biospecimen collection Biospecimen Acquisition 11 5 3 2 0 8
Method of cell acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 2 0 0 1 13 48
Method of fluid acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 125 35 50 36 19 16
Method of tissue acquisition Biospecimen Acquisition 1 0 0 1 0 132
Needle gauge Biospecimen Acquisition 17 7 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 22 10 13 2 1 1
Pre-preservation condition Biospecimen Acquisition 4 0 2 0 0 7
Time of biospecimen collection Biospecimen Acquisition 165 70 108 31 14 23
Type of collection container/solution Biospecimen Acquisition 320 129 192 7 5 20
Unspecified ischemia time Biospecimen Acquisition 0 0 0 0 0 3