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[Video] Sample Collection for Clinical Trials & Longitudinal Studies: Bulk Supplies VS. Collection Kits

When setting up a clinical trial or a longitudinal study, every decision revolving around sample management: collection, lab processing, storage, disssemination, and data management, is crucial to its success. For collection of clinical participants' biospecimens, one aspect that requires significant thought and planning is how the needed patient samples (e.g. whole blood, tissue) will be collected at the clinical sites.  Sponsors, CROs, and clinical investigators must decide if they are going to provide their sites with the tubes and other supplies in bulk, or provide patient-specific or visit-specific collection kits.  Below are five points to consider when making your decision:  

Content: Video, Topic: Kit Production