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Pre-Analytical And PBMC Processing

Cerba Research are specialized central clinical trial laboratories renowned for functional and analytical tests downstream of PBMC isolation (Flow Cytometry, ELISA, ELIspot, pSTAT, NGS, Protein Extraction and Quantification, etc.).

Our PBMC Processing Services

Joined together, our capabilities and expertise guarantee customers a high level of quality from sample collection to processing, shipping, handling, storage and analysis worldwide.

The usefulness and efficiency of PBMC studies should not be overlooked. The increased use of these immune mononuclear cells as a promising indicator of drug efficacy in clinical trials, as well as the increased convenience of working with samples versus conducting testing, makes PBMCs crucial. At Cerba Research, we embrace the potential of PBMC activities to maximize impact in clinical research.

To keep up with rising clinical research demand, we perform various PBMC activities like isolation from whole blood samples and DNA extraction using advanced technologies and equipment.

  • PBMC isolation on a global scale
  • Harmonized SOP/QC and instrumentation
  • Utilize Density Grade Centrifugation (DCG) with CPT® tubes
  • For use in immunology, infectious disease, hematological malignancies, vaccine development, transplant therapy, personalized medicine, and toxicology.

Harmonized SOPs on a global scale for PBMCs isolation, cryopreservation and storage, ensuring high viability and recovery.

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Viability ≥ 97%

Post collection using CPTtubes, the average viability obtained is 99.3% after 4 hours, 97,9% after 24, and 96.8% and 85.5% respectively post-thawing.

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Recovery ≥ 75%

After thawing, the average recovery is 75%.

Premium Logistics

  • Management of sample processing labs
  • PBMC personal training program and certification
  • Custom sampling kits preparation
  • Sample tracking and tracing (e.g. guaranteeing a temperature-controlled supply chain and online-sample timelines)
  • Premium courier transportation in accordance with ADR & IATA regulations

High Quality Standards

  • All our pre-processing labs are accredited to the relevant local laboratory accreditation standards, which include: CAP, GCP, GLP, ISO17025/15189
  • Quality control and personnel training is monitored on-site to ensure compliance with the processing procedures required by the customer

Extensive Network

  • 45+ processing labs in America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia
  • Ability to on-board lab partners worldwide

Standardized SOPs

  • Our standard PBMC processing protocol includes Vacutainer® CPT Mononuclear Cell Preparation Tube
  • Customized upon request short turnaround times
  • Same-day PBMC isolation

Turnaround times may vary from one country to another, reflecting possible transportation delays or excessive workloads within the lab.

North America (New York, San Diego, Richmond) – Central America (Mexico, Costa Rica) – Latin America (Argentina, Chili, Peru, Brazil, Colombia) – Europe (Belgium, Netherlands, UK, Serbia, Turkey, Spain, Ukraine) – Africa (South Africa, Kenya) – Asian Pacific (South Korea, Philippines, Japan, India, Australia, Israel, China)
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