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PT Program 2021 - Registrations opening on 1st of June

Dear PT Participant,

Our 2021 PT programme includes 20 processing and testing schemes. You can decide to participate in one or more schemes for 1, 2 or 3 consecutive years.

- Dual DNA/RNA Extraction from Frozen Tissue
- Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) Detection and Isolation
- DNA integrity
- DNA quantification and purity
- RNA quantification and purity
- RNA integrity
- Cell viability
- Tissue histology
- Viable PBMC isolation
- DNA extraction from whole blood
- RNA extraction from whole blood
- DNA extraction from FFPE material
- RNA extraction from FFPE material
- Microbial DNA extraction from saliva
- Microbial DNA extraction from stool
- DNA extraction from frozen tissue
- Total RNA extraction from frozen tissue
- Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) extraction from whole blood
- Cell-free RNA (cfRNA) extraction from plasma
- CSF Aliquoting

Key dates to keep in mind:

June 2021 - Registration opens online
August 2021 - Registration closes
October 2021 - Standardised samples will be shipped to your location
November 2021 - Data submission deadline
February 2022 - Your report(s) will be sent electronically

For more information, please visit or drop us an email on

IBBL (Integrated BioBank of Luxembourg)
For Next Generation Healthcare

1, rue Louis Rech, L-3555 Dudelange, Luxembourg


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