Whole Blood

Measure Definition:

Whole blood can reflect the physical state of multiple tissues.  In addition, leukocyte number and composition can reflect immune states as well. 


Laboratory Procedure

Construct Definition (and Source):

Any procedure that involves testing or manipulating a sample of blood, urine, or other body substance in a laboratory setting. (NCI)

Selected References

Citation PubMed ID

Mohamadkhani A, Poustchi H. Repository of Human Blood Derivative Biospecimens in Biobank: Technical Implications. Middle East J Dig Dis. 2015;7(2):61-68.