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Human Biospecimens

Matched Biospecimen Sets

Custom Matched Specimen Sets for Your Research

Matched biospecimen sets biological specimens are an essential resource for evolving precision medicine, liquid biopsy, drug discovery, and more. iBioSpecimen can prepare samples from human biological samples, including tissue, tissue and biofluids (blood products, etc.), biofluid products, and commercial cells (such as bone marrow aspirate and whole blood).

Access to millions of chemical samples, patients and data from a global network of healthcare organizations, including hospitals, clinical research centres, biobanks, laboratories, blood labs and medical records for matched biospecimen sets .

What biofluids do you need for your research? Let us know how we can help.
Matched Biospecimen Sets

Matched Tissue Sets

Combine your FFPE, instant-frozen, or fresh tumor samples with adjacent tissue (NAT) or metastatic samples from a donor.

Matched Tissues, Biofluids & Cells

Combine your FFPE, instant frozen or fresh tissue with peripheral blood or other biological fluids from a donor.

Matched Biofluids Sets

All blood samples were mixed with bone marrow or other biological fluids from the same donor.

Swabbed Samples

Source almost any kind of swab. We can assist you in locating the precise specimen you require, including nasopharyngeal, buccal, ocular, ear, vaginal, and more from healthy persons to transplant patients and beyond. Give us your requirements, and we'll take care of the rest.


Collecting urine samples from healthy and diseased individuals can help identify diagnostic markers, disease progression, or treatment response. Urine samples can come from banked sources or be collected prospectively. Delivery methods may include fresh or frozen samples.

Stool Samples

Collect feces samples that have been frozen or kept fresh using a variety of preservatives from around the world. Investigate the differences between the microbiomes of healthy and sick tissue, IBD phases, parasite phenotypes, and other cohorts.

Cerebrospinal Fluid

You can access a variety of patient demographics and geographical areas by using cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from all around the world. Obtain samples that have been frozen or taken prospectively at particular times, such as at baseline and after a procedure or therapy.


Even though saliva is regarded as one of the most readily available and accessible samples, procuring it for populations that are difficult to access can be challenging. We can get tests as indicated by your patient particulars and exact conventions for test assortment, taking care of, and transport.


For a wide range of respiratory diseases, infectious diseases, healthy donors, and other conditions, obtain sputum samples that meet your quality metrics, collection protocols, and donor requirements. We'll deal with the obtaining and the agreements, permitting you to zero in on your examination.

Finding the Right Matched Biospecimen Sets for Your Research

iBioSpecimen Marketplace is a fast, compliant, revolutionary one-stop access to millions of matched biospecimen sets and patients from a diverse network of providers

Disease Indications

Limitless Possibilities Where You Can Get Specific Matched Biospecimen Sets

If you need it, chances are, we can get it. Our large and growing network of partners connect their electronic medical record data directly to the iBioSpecimen Marketplace, allowing us to source Ibiospecimens for research with highly specific characteristics for a broad range of disease indications. Below are some examples of matched biospecimen sets.

  • Colorectal Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Irritable-Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis (UC)
  • Polyps
  • Pre-colonoscopy healthy controls

Hematologic malignancies

  • B-cell Lymphoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia CLL
  • Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia AML
  • Lymphoma
  • Mixed lineage leukemia MLL
  • Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome MDS

Solid tumors

  • Brain / Glioblastoma
  • Breast Cancer
  • Colorectal / Rectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Head / Neck Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer NSCLC
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer SCLC
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Dementia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • ADD
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Alpha-1 Antitrypsin deficiency
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Biliary atresia
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Alagille syndrome
  • Liver transplant remnants
  • Allergies (Seasonal)
  • Ankylosing Spondylosis
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Goodpastures
  • Asthma
  • Graves’ Disease
  • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Plaque Psoriasis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogrens Syndrome
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Chlamydia
  • COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)
  • Ebstein Barr Syndrome (EBV/Mononucleosis)
  • Zeka
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Chagas
  • HTLV
  • Influenza
  • Invasive fungal infections
  • Lyme Disease
  • Syphilis
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Cervical cancer
  • Cysts
  • Endometriosis
  • Menopause
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Reproductive health
  • Ovarian Disease
  • Preeclampsia
  • Polyps
  • Abnormal Menstrual Cycle
  • Pregnancy
  • COVID-19 co-morbidities
  • Swabs, serum, plasma, blood and urine from individuals testing positive for COVID-19 and recovering patients
  • Biospecimens of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) variants
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Asthma
  • Influenza
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease (ASCVD)
  • Atherosclerotic Heart Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter (A-fib)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Angina
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Vascular tissue from aortic surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Hemophilia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypolipidemia
  • Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemia/Infarction
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Non-ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Limitless Possibilities Where You Can Get Specific

If you need it, chances are, we can get it. Our large and growing network of partners connect their electronic medical record data directly to the iSpecimen Marketplace, allowing us to source Ibiospecimens for research with highly specific characteristics for a broad range of disease indications. Below are some examples.

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Pre-Colonoscopy Samples: Custom Collections

A company developing a liquid biopsy for colon cancer required blood samples from patients undergoing

A New, Efficient Way of Finding Matched Biospecimen Sets

Intuitive specimen search

Intuitive specimen search

Through a single link on the iBioSpecimen Marketplace®, you can take advantage of our broad and growing portfolio of hospitals, biobanks, practice groups, commercial laboratories, HIEs and other healthcare organizations providing millions of samples and patient visits.
Streamlined ordering and procurement

Streamlined ordering and procurement

Search the iBioSpecimen Marketplace for comparable samples in stock or contact our biospecimen experts to discuss collection requirements. We will help simplify the supply chain - from small to large, from simple to complex, from feasibility to realization.
One contract—hundreds of providers

One contract—hundreds of providers

We manage contracts and compliance procedures for all participating facilities, providing a single contract access to chemical samples collected and managed by hundreds of clinical facilities worldwide. Say goodbye to time-consuming, paper-heavy multi-vendor management with biospecimen.

“This process previously required a lot of paperwork and time. iBioSpecimen makes it so much easier and quicker.”

LeeAnn Talarico Associate Director, Takeda Oncology

General FAQ's on Matched Set

A matched set refers to a collection of items that are intentionally grouped or paired together based on certain criteria or characteristics, often for aesthetic or functional purposes.

Matched sets can be found in various aspects of life, including fashion (matching outfits or accessories), interior design (matching furniture or decor), and machinery (matching components for optimal performance).

Matched sets are created to achieve a sense of harmony, cohesion, or uniformity within a specific context. They can enhance aesthetics, functionality, and performance.

To create a matched set in fashion, select clothing items (like a top and bottom) that share complementary colors, patterns, or styles. These items should go well together when worn.

Yes, matched sets can be customized to suit individual preferences. For example, you can mix and match elements of a set to create a personalized combination.

Using matched sets in interior design can create a cohesive and visually appealing space. It helps to tie together different elements in a room and creates a sense of balance.

Matched sets are common in both traditional and contemporary design, but the way they are used and the aesthetics may differ. Traditional designs might use more ornate matched sets, while contemporary designs might opt for minimalist and sleek sets.

No, matched sets can also serve functional purposes. In machinery, for instance, matched sets of components are used to ensure optimal performance and compatibility.

You can find matched sets for specific purposes by consulting product catalogs, manufacturer recommendations, or seeking advice from experts in the field. Additionally, online marketplaces and specialized retailers often offer matched sets for various applications.

Absolutely! Matched sets can be a valuable tool in creative projects, helping artists and designers achieve their desired aesthetic or convey a particular message.

One potential disadvantage is that matched sets can sometimes limit creativity or lead to a lack of uniqueness. Overreliance on matching items may result in a less distinctive or personalized outcome.

Yes, many design styles incorporate the mixing of matched sets with eclectic elements to create a unique and interesting aesthetic.

Custom and Prospective Collection Experts