Services 2017-07-18T15:52:54+00:00

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Biorepository Services

Consulting: Seasoned expertise of medical directors, pathologists, technicians, and PAs in protocol consultation, costing, and identification of various challenges and opportunities.

Description of Service: Features of service may include kit preparation, project planning, and availability of anatomic, clinical, pediatric, hematology, and neurology pathologists.

Contact information: PCHbiorepository@phoenixchildrens.com

URL: https://www.phoenixchildrens.org/medical-specialties/pathology/diagnostic-services/biorepository

Short and Long Term Storage: CAP accredited storage services.

Description of Service: General ambient (22-25°C), cold (-4°C), and frozen (-20°C, -80°C, LN vapor (-196°C) storage).

Contact information: PCHbiorepository@phoenixchildrens.com

URL: https://www.phoenixchildrens.org/medical-specialties/pathology/diagnostic-services/biorepository

Sample Processing and Collection: Handling, labeling, processing, aliquoting, storage, and transportation of specimens.

Description of Service: Processing and collection of tissues (fresh, frozen, FFPE, smears, scrolls etc.), fluids (blood, plasma, serum, CSF, urine, saliva, peritoneal, pleural etc.), including molecular extraction, quality analysis (DNA, RNA, and proteins), and cell counts.

Contact information: PCHbiorepository@phoenixchildrens.com

URL: https://www.phoenixchildrens.org/medical-specialties/pathology/diagnostic-services/biorepository

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St Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Services

RNA or DNA Quality Analysis: RNA or DNA quantity and quality analysis using the Agilent TapeStation.

Description of Service: The 2200 Agilent TapeStation is a desktop instrument and computer software that allows the analysis of quantity, quality and integrity of RNA, DNA, and proteins. The Biobank can analyze DNA or RNA provided by a researcher or isolated from biobank-provided samples. Service includes comprehensive reports with RIN score (for RNA).

Contact information: biobank@barrowneuro.org

URL: https://www.barrowneuro.org/research/active-research-studies/biobank-core-facility/

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