Blood and Tissue Sampling

Horizon Discovery can provide blood, serum, plasma, and tissue sampling for your research models.

Blood & Serum Sampling

Blood, plasma, and serum sampling from your (rat or mouse) research model. Blood collection can be either terminal or survival, and whole blood, serum, or plasma can be collected. A wide variety of collection tubes are available.

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Available collection tubes:

Tube TypePlug ColorAdditiveVolume
Hematology Purple EDTA 4 mL
Serum Red None 500 μL
Plasma Green Lithium Heparin 4 mL
Plasma Green Lithium Heparin 400 μL
Plasma Green Sodium Heparin 4 mL

Tissue Extraction

Need tissues? Horizon can extract the tissues you need from your SAGEspeed custom or catalog research model (mouse or rat) and help you avoid costly shipping of live animals. Standard tissues available for harvesting are listed in the table below (additional tissues may be available at extra cost).

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Standard tissues:

Adipose
Adrenal
Aorta
Bile
Bone marrow
Brain
Cerebellum
Colon
Cortex
Eye
Heart
Hippocampus
Hypothalamus
Large intestine
Small intestine
Kidney
Liver
Lung
Lymph node
Muscle (thigh)
Ovary
Pancreas
Prostate
Skin
Spleen
Stomach
Striatum
Tail
Testis
Thymus
Thyroid
Tibia
Trachea
Uterus

We can also provide samples for cerebrospinal fluid, brown and white adipose tissue (epididymal).

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