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Pre-analytical Factor Classification Bodily fluids Cells/Tissue
Blood Serum Plasma Urine Saliva
Aliquot sequential collection Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 48 15 16 7 1 6
Aliquot size/volume Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 86 36 42 7 3 70
Biospecimen components Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 92 44 59 15 3 24
Biospecimen heterogeneity Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 5 1 2 1 0 43
Biospecimen mixing Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 28 10 15 3 0 1
Blood and blood products Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 363 279 343 5 1 73
Blood processing method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 52 1 15 1 0 26
Cell capture method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 12 0 0 0 0 20
Cell number Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 8 0 0 1 0 6
Centrifugation Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 313 154 263 23 7 9
Filtration Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 15 6 11 4 1 4
Hemolysis Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 50 25 37 0 0 2
Number of cell passages Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 0 0 0 0 0 2
pH Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 3 3 3 23 1 23
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 42