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CPDPC16-02 PROCEED Biospecimen Collection Methods   Add to my SOP compendium

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Source: MD Anderson CPDPC Consortium Tier: SOP Number of times downloaded: 3041


This document describes procedures for the collection, processing, preservation, storage, and shipping of whole blood in PAXgene, EDTA, and Vacutainer tubes; saliva; urine; feces; pancreatic fluid; and pancreatic tissue. It includes protocols on the processing of EDTA blood to obtain plasma, isolation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) from buffy coat, and collection of serum from Vacutainer tubes. It is a product of the MD Anderson Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer (CPDPC) Consortium ( and is available from

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  • Fluid - Blood
  • Fluid - Feces
  • Fluid - Buffy Coat
  • Fluid - Plasma
  • Fluid - Saliva
  • Fluid - Serum
  • Fluid - Urine
  • Fluid - Other
  • Tissue - Pancreas
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Neoplastic - Carcinoma
  • Other diagnoses
  • Biospecimen Acquisition
  • Biospecimen Processing
  • Biospecimen Preservation
  • Biospecimen Shipment
  • Storage

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