Phlebotomy & Specimen Collection

OCTRI research nurses are highly experienced in collecting blood samples while ensuring that participants are relaxed and comfortable. Nurses use individual sticks or IV lines for repeated sampling and are careful to respond to participant needs while ensuring the highest data quality.

OCTRI also has a highly-trained group of study coordinators who can collect certain specimens. Choose from the links on the right to learn more about study coordinator and nursing services provided by the Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC).