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Pre-analytical Factor Classification Bodily fluids Cells/Tissue
Blood Serum Plasma Urine Saliva
Aliquot sequential collection Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 49 15 17 7 1 7
Aliquot size/volume Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 95 42 55 11 4 79
Biospecimen components Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 93 44 60 16 3 27
Biospecimen heterogeneity Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 6 1 3 1 0 49
Biospecimen mixing Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 29 10 16 3 0 3
Blood and blood products Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 400 303 382 6 1 79
Blood processing method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 56 1 17 1 0 29
Cell capture method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 14 1 0 0 0 20
Cell number Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 9 0 0 1 0 6
Centrifugation Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 376 166 317 27 9 22
Filtration Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 16 6 12 4 1 4
Hemolysis Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 59 30 45 0 0 2
Number of cell passages Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 0 0 0 0 0 2
pH Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 3 3 4 23 1 24
Tissue section adhesion Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 0 0 0 0 0 6
Type of slide Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 0 0 0 0 0 44