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Blood Specimen Collection

"Blood Specimen Collection" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The taking of a blood sample to determine its character as a whole, to identify levels of its component cells, chemicals, gases, or other constituents, to perform pathological examination, etc.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Blood Specimen Collection" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Blood Specimen Collection" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 145 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2006 and 2010
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.