For worry-free sample collection and processing, Quintiles’ central labs take a proven approach to specimen handling. Through our global network, we share sponsor requirements, best practices and study-specific requirements with all our regional laboratories. Applying the latest knowledge and experience to our global SOPs, we protect the integrity of your laboratory specimens and reduce pre-analytic variability.
Clinical trial logistics for prompt, secure delivery of biospecimens – 98–99% on-time performance:
- Experts at each laboratory for global efficiencies and local knowledge at the country, city and site levels.
- Best-in-class vendor management program to monitor courier performance and resolve issues quickly.
- Strict adherence to International Air Transport Association (IATA) guidelines for packing material and documentation.
- Bar-code labels for positive specimen identification and tracking at each step.
- Receipt and routing under controlled conditions.
- Reliable audit trail of sample movement.
- Flexibility for multiple sample requirements and workflows.