Create collected specimens and aliquots


This guide will describe the process to record:

  1. Two tissues (right and left ovaries) plus two bloods collected:
  •  From the same participant.
  • At the same date.
  • During the same surgery.
  1. And aliquots of these 4 specimens.

Create Collection

  1. Open Inventory Management module.
  2. Click on ‘Add Collection’ button to create a new collection.
  3. Enter collection data and submit.

Note: The ‘Collection Property’ field allows the user to define a collection either as a bank participant collection (‘Participant Collection’) or as a collection that will never be attached to a participant (‘Independent Collection’). In the second case, the collection will never be displayed in the clinical annotation module form used to link a participant to an available collection.

Create Tissue(s)

  1. In ‘Collection Details’ form, click on ‘Add Specimen’ to create a tissue.
  2. Enter tissue data and submit.
  3. Click on ‘Add Aliquot’ to create the OCT and Paraffin blocks.
  1. Enter data of the two blocks and submit.

Note: The following screenshots detail the process to duplicate block information using ‘Duplicate’/’Copy’ controls:

  • Click on ‘(+)’ icon to duplicate row (step 1).
  • Click on the ‘Copy’ icon to copy data of the first row then click on ‘Past’ icon to past data into the second row (steps 2 and 3).
  • Change data being specific of the second record (steps 4, 5, 6).
  1. Click on ‘Add Aliquot’ to create the tube.
  1. Enter data of the tube and submit.
  1. To create the right ovary, click on ‘Collection Details’ menu and reproduce steps 1 to 6.

Create Blood(s)

The blood creation process will be similar to the creation process detailed above.

Visualize Collection

While in Collection Details all collections content can be displayed into a tree view by clicking on the icons to the left of the collection contents.

This process may be reproduced to create:

  • Urine
  • Ascite
  • ect.
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