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APOE Active Study Page

Welcome APOE Study staff, coordinators, and PI's.

This section encompasses study specific tools and videos for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact NCRAD by email or phone 1-800-526-2839 or directly at 317-278-8413.

The collection of biofluids is an important part of the Arizona APOE Study. The purpose of this manual is to provide study staff (PIs, study coordinators, phlebotomists) at the various study sites with instructions for collection and submission of biological samples for APOE study visits. It includes instructions for biofluid submission to NCRAD located in Indianapolis at Indiana University.

Specimen Collection Overview
Specimen Collection Overview
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Buffy Coat (DNA)

Study Resources

Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Please allow a total of three weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

biological sample notification forms

Please use the below downloadable forms to collect information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed prior to shipment. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

manual of procedures

The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for the study. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked “Table of Contents.” Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at (, 1-800-526-2839 or directly at 317-278-8413) for further clarification.

Sample Services at NCRAD

Looking for a biorepository to bank your samples? Check out NCRAD for sample banking. We can bank samples for new studies, ongoing studies, and closed studies.

Bank samples at NCRAD