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Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping

What is this resource?

The Participant and Clinical Interactions Core of the CTSI-CN offers a variety of Research Laboratory Services, including Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping for researchers at Children's National Health System.

Services include:

  • Simple to complex processing, including refrigerated centrifugation

  • Short- and long-term storage of samples in -80˚C freezers

  • 24-hour temperature monitoring via Isensix

  • Cloud-based sample tracking using FreezerPro Enterprise

  • Ambient and frozen sample shipping by IATA-certified staff

Who can use this resource?

All Children’s National Health System research researchers can utilize CTSI-CN's Research Laboratory Services, including Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping.

How much does access to this resource cost?

Research Laboratory Services, including Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping are offered at reasonable cost. To see the price associated with this service or other CTSI-CN resources, please visit the SPARC Request portal.

How do I access this resource?

To request Research Laboratory Services, including Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping from the CTSI-CN, please arrange for a consultation meeting via the SPARC Request portal.

Note: We encourage investigators to contact us early in the study design and planning process.

Who should I contact for more information?

For questions regarding the CTSI-CN's Research Laboratory Services, including Sample Processing, Storage, and Shipping or to arrange a tour of the lab, please request a consultation via our SPARC Request portal.

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