SAMPLE RELEASE PROCEDURES
Preparing Samples for Release and Shipment
Investigator projects may incur processing fees for biospecimens received from the CTB2 collections. Such fees are associated with aliquoting sputum, and retrieving samples from storage.
Shipment of Samples to Investigators
Investigators with approved protocols are also responsible for the cost of shipping samples to his/her laboratory.
Note: Both retrieval and shipping fees will depend on the number of samples and shipping destination. For estimation purposes only, the following example costs are provided [Sept 2015] for all sample sets, all visits, for 3 patients:
* Sample Retrieval and Materials: 267 British Pounds Sterling
* Shipping to:
Cape Town: 118 British Pounds Sterling
San Francisco: 48 British Pounds Sterling
Washington, DC: 48 British Pounds Sterling
Brussels: 35 British Pounds Sterling
Shipping estimates here are based on FedEx International Priority rates; no import or customs tariffs are included.