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Research Specimen Processing

Research Specimen Processing Services

The CPRS Specimen Processing Service has been developed to meet the specialized specimen processing needs of VCU-affiliated researchers and clinical trial coordinators.

What are some advantages for utilizing CPRS for your processing needs?

  • Specimen collection at participating patient service centers located in Richmond area (Participating Insurance & Patient Service Centers )
  • Laboratory professionals available to process specimens 24/7/365
  • Custom specimen processing including centrifugation, aliquoting, labeling, slide preparation
  • Study-specific documentation requirements
  • Sample storage in a temperature monitored environment (-70°C, -20°C, 4°C, RT) 
  • Packaging and shipping services by certified personnel (Infectious, IATA, HAZMAT, OSHA)
  • Sample storage and shipment to central laboratories
  • Reduced investigator/coordinator-associated labor and cost
  • Competitive pricing based on collection, processing complexity, and storage requirements
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