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Tissue Types

Tissue Types

With our considerable experience and expertise in biospecimen procurement we offer scientists the best in prospective sample procurement and a rich store of samples in our biorepository. We have been providing scientists with biospecimens that are integral to the success of their work in medical research and discovery for more than a decade.

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Biospecimen Types

BIO|OPTIONS engages a wide and diverse network of tissue procurement sites consisting of physicians offices, hospitals and clinical laboratories. As a result, we are able to provide a broad range of specimen types in our biorepository.

  • Diseased and Normal Adjacent Tissue
  • Surgical Tissue
  • Blood: Serum, Plasma and PBMC
  • Bone Marrow
  • Cord Blood and Placenta
  • Biofluids:
    • Synovial Fluid
    • Ascites
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Urine
  • Frozen Tumor Cell Suspension
  • Tissue Microarrays (TMA)
    • Pre-Made
    • Customized from our tissue inventory or yours
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Tissue Disease States

We provide biospecimens of the highest quality from virtually all disease states to empower and enable your research.

Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Hypertension
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Hyperlipoproteinemia
Hematologic Diseases
  • Leukemia
  • Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
Auto-Immune Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosis (SLE)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Thyroid
Neurological Diseases
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Depression
Other Diseases/Types
  • Asthma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Normal Controls
  • Pregnancy
Infectious Diseases
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Partnering with us is simple

The expert staff of BIO|OPTIONS, consisting of Pathologists, Biospecimen collection experts, and physicians, provides all necessary equipment, reagents, and procedural frameworks for tissue procurement, thus ensuring that this effort will minimally impact your workload. These procedures are structured so as to not interfere with your work or patient care. We uphold the highest ethical and regulatory standards. All IRB and HIPAA approvals are obtained by of BIO|OPTIONS and supplied to you prior to collection.