• Sample Processing Lab

    The CTRC provides a Sample Processing Laboratory to accommodate investigator needs. Samples of blood, urine, stool, bile, etc, are processed and stored according to the protocol. This laboratory is in Location E, second floor, and is used for immediate processing needs.

    The laboratory includes:

    • Refrigerated centrifuge and a room temperature centrifuge for specimen processing
    • YSI glucose analyzer for protocols that need immediate glucose results
    • Hemoglobin A1c machine.
    • Freezers
      • -20°C freezer and refrigerator for specimen storage
      • Three -70°C freezers that are close to the E2 unit and can be used by investigators for sample storage.

        - All freezers are alarmed and monitored by the hospital electronic RMMS system. 

    Use our Lab

    This laboratory is in Location E, second floor. Samples can be processed 24 hours a day. The CTRC has one full-time research assistant who processes all incoming samples during business hours. The CTRC nursing and support staff is trained in processing to cover the lab during off-hours.

  • Contact Us

    blood and urine samples

    For more information about the Clinical Translational Research Center Sample Processing Laboratory contact:

    Becca Harper
    513-636-8750
    rebecca.harper@cchmc.org