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Pre-analytical Factor Classification Bodily fluids Cells/Tissue
Blood Serum Plasma Urine Saliva
Aliquot sequential collection Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 50 16 18 8 1 8
Aliquot size/volume Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 101 44 59 12 4 80
Biospecimen components Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 93 44 60 20 3 28
Biospecimen heterogeneity Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 7 1 4 2 0 51
Biospecimen mixing Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 30 10 17 3 0 3
Blood and blood products Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 413 311 394 6 1 81
Blood processing method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 56 1 18 1 0 29
Cell capture method Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 14 1 0 0 0 21
Cell number Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 9 0 0 1 0 6
Centrifugation Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 399 174 333 32 10 27
Filtration Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 16 6 14 4 1 4
Hemolysis Biospecimen Aliquots and Components 62 31 47 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 24 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