Biorepository Management - OpenSpecimen

Open Specimen is a bio-banking platform to collect, store, process, annotate and distribute bio-specimens in a cohesive bio-banking database.

OpenSpecimen Features

  • Planned and unplanned bio-specimen collections

  • Storage and Inventory management

  • Role-based user authentication and authorization

  • Specimen request and distribution

  • Real-time notifications

  • Shipment Management

  • Reports: Pivot table, Export as CSV,

  • Scheduled reports

  • Custom fields and forms

  • Complete audit trail

  • Bulk Operation to upload CSV data

  • Label Generation and Printing

  • Query Data

  • REDCap Integration

Who Can Access OpenSpecimen?

  • Any USC or CHLA approved IRB study with specific language approving the use of OpenSpecimen for your study’s specimen management.

Costs Associated with OpenSpecimen

  • There are yearly costs associated with OpenSpecimen depending on the volume of projects in OS. Please contact for more information.

  • If you require assistance building your protocol or migrating data into OS, additional costs do apply.