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Standard Operating Procedures for the Collection of perinatal Specimens for Research   Add to my SOP compendium

BRD ID: 2,964

Source: RCWIH BioBank Tier: SOP Number of times downloaded: 108


This document describes the methods used for collection, processing, preservation, and storage of umbilical cord blood, placental tissue, umbilical cord tissue, fetal tissue, saliva and buccal swab specimens. It is a product of Mount Sinai Hospital's Research Centre for Women's and Infants' Health (RCWIH) BioBank and is available for download from The authors of the SOP thank the donors, the RCWIH BioBank, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, and the Mount Sinai Hospital/UHN Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for the human specimens used in this study.

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  • Fluid - Cord Blood
  • Tissue - Placenta
  • Tissue - Umbilical cord
  • Fluid - Saliva
  • Cell - Buccal
  • General
  • Biospecimen Acquisition
  • Biospecimen Preservation
  • Biospecimen Processing
  • Storage

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