Whether you are conducting a phase 3 clinical trial of a new therapy or looking for biomarkers, you will need to collect samples, and that leads to a number of questions. How do you collect the samples in such a way as to preserve their usefulness—maintain molecular integrity—for your specific (or unknown) downstream analyses and assays? How many samples will be needed, how many “collectors” will be involved, and how many locations? How long do the samples have to be preserved, and how will they be stored? And how will you manage the data?
Download this eBook below to learn some of the basics to help with planning sample collection and to help make the process as cost-effective as possible.