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ready Standard Preanalytical Code

Abbreviation: SPREC

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Standard Preanalytical Code (SPREC) identifies and records the main pre-analytical factors that may have impact on the integrity of sampled clinical fluids and solid biospecimens and their simple derivatives during collection, processing and storage. SPREC comprises 7 elements for both fluid and solid samples, defining the sample and primary container type, periods of cold and warm ischemia, and subsequent handling steps including speed and temperature of centrifugation and final storage temperature.

How to cite this record SPREC; Standard Preanalytical Code; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:31 p.m.; Last accessed: Nov 30 2021 3:20 a.m.

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Standard preanalytical coding for biospecimens: defining the sample PREanalytical code

Betsou F, Lehmann S, Ashton G, Barnes M, Benson EE, Coppola D, DeSouza Y, Eliason J, Glazer B, Guadagni F, Harding K, Horsfall DJ, Kleeberger C, Nanni U, Prasad A, Shea K, Skubitz A, Somiari S, Gunter E; International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) Working Group on Biospecimen Science
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2010

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Standard preanalytical coding for biospecimens: review and implementation of the Sample PREanalytical Code (SPREC).

Lehmann S,Guadagni F,Moore H,Ashton G,Barnes M,Benson E,Clements J,Koppandi I,Coppola D,Demiroglu SY,DeSouza Y,De Wilde A,Duker J,Eliason J,Glazer B,Harding K,Jeon JP,Kessler J,Kokkat T,Nanni U,Shea K,Skubitz A,Somiari S,Tybring G,Gunter E,Betsou F
Biopreserv Biobank 2012

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  • P30 AI027763 (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAD), Bethesda, MD, USA)