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Biospecimen Services

Cerba Research offers retrospective and prospective biospecimen collections of over 2,500 parameters across a wide range of matrices.

Our biorepository is enabled by leading medical, diagnostic and healthcare infrastructure  in Europe, Africa and the Middle-East. 

Cerba Research Biospecimen Provision Network

45 millions

Patients per year






Clinical Pathologists


Analyses available


Analyses performed per day

Cerba Research: your trusted partner for high quality human biospecimens procurement

Cerba Research specializes  in the procurement of high-quality human biospecimens accompanied by comprehensive annotated data by our clinical pathologists. We support researchers globally by collecting and processing a broad range of disease-state and control samples across 15+ therapeutic areas spread over a wide range of matrices: blood and blood derivatives, biofluids, swabs, tissues and more. 



Our extensive network of laboratories in Europe and Africa, as well as our partnerships with over 200 private and public health institutions around the globe, gives us access to 350,000 samples per day ready to be used for your studies. 

We have built a reputation as a professional partner by using our own network of laboratories and technical platforms in each country of collection to ensure consistency of procedures and quality of samples. 

Restrospective Collection

Ready-to-ship banked samples and lab remnant samples of high quality and well-annotated from various disease states and formats. 

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Prospective Collection

Cerba Research works with ready-to-use and customer-specified collection and processing protocols using Cerba facilities and technologies to identify eligible patients. 

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Samples from 15+ Therapeutic Areas from a range of Matrices

  • Allergology 
  • Cardiology & Haematology 
  • Dermatology 
  • Endocrinology 
  • Gastro-Entero-Hepatology 
  • Gynaecology 
  • Immunology 
  • Infectious Disease 
  • Metabolic 
  • Neurology 
  • Onco-Haematology 
  • Oncology 
  • Rheumatology 
  • Toxicology 
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Import & Export Authorization

Thanks to our dedicated team and logistics partners, we are able to take care of your sample’s shipment around the world. We define with you the best way to preserve your samples and select their most appropriate courier and transportation mode,  ensuring safety and preservation in accordance with ADR and IATA regulation. 

Authorization Exercise

Cerba Research provides biological samples obtained in accordance with the regulations of the country of collection: 

  • In accordance with the L. 1243-4 Public Health Code, Cerba Research has an authorization to store and prepare biological samples for sale for scientific use. 
  • According to Article L. 1245-5, Cerba Research also has the right to export these biological samples. 
  • The Cerba Research exercise authorization was renewed on July 8th, 2020 (Decision No. AC-2020-3984) and is valid for 5 years (until July 8th, 2025). 
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