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Specimen Handling

"Specimen Handling" 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.

Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Specimen Handling" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Specimen Handling" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 388 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 31 publications in 2015
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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.