Sample processing

Sample types that can be processed and stored by BBL include, but are not limited to:

  • blood
  • saliva
  • urine
  • placenta
  • teeth
  • generation of cell lines.

 A bespoke laboratory information management system (LIMS) ensures traceability of samples at all times.

 Biological samples are processed and stored in accordance with good laboratory practice, relevant health and safety guidelines and to standard operating procedures defined by each study.

 BBL is licensed by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) and all samples are handled adhering to HTA standards for the research sector, information security guidelines and relevant ethical standards.

Please refer to BBL's conditions of service for processing and/or biobanking of samples (PDF, 331kB) and BBL's conditions of service for sample selection (PDF, 97kB) if you are interested in using our service.

If you would like to discuss using BBL please contact us:

bbl-info@bristol.ac.uk

Sample processing
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