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Collection, transport and storage of diagnostic specimens   Add to my SOP compendium

BRD ID: 2,321

Source: BuruliVac Project Tier: SOP Number of times downloaded: 2858


This document describes the procedures for the collection, transport, and storage of swab, fine needle aspirate, and punch biopsy specimens from ulcerative and non-ulcerative lesions of the skin for the diagnosis of Buruli Ulcer Disease by PCR at a reference laboratory in Germany. This SOP is a product of the BuruliVac Project and is available at

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  • Tissue - Skin
  • Other diagnoses
  • Biospecimen Acquisition
  • Biospecimen Shipment
  • Storage

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