To provide a standard operating procedure for sample collection, partner site storage and transport to the central co-ordinating site (i.e. Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, King’s College London (KCL), 9th Floor, Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital, London SE1 9RT).
NB Clinical samples, e.g. blood, should not be handled in offices at any time and should be taken directly to the lab and not transited though offices where food and drink may be consumed. All sample processing should take place in the lab or clinical area.
The appropriate study consent must be in place from participants prior to sample collection, processing and storage.
Each site must have as a minimum:
Procedures for biological Sample collections:
Date: 23/10/14, Version 1