Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)

The biofluid supporting respiratory disease research.

Human Bronchoalveolar Lavage Samples

With the increase of diseases affecting the respiratory tract, bronchoalveolar lavages are a promising biospecimen for the advancement of new therapies. Our collections cover a wide range of pathologies.

  • Lung Cancers
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Emphysema, COPD, congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Infectious Diseases, including Covid-19

Sample Collection and Storage

Bronchoalveolar lavage samples are collected under IRB approval and following a strict Standard Operating Procedure (SOP).

Samples are frozen within 2-4 hours of collection and stored at -80°C or at the requested temperature.

Laboratory Services

Upon request, we can assist you with your custom laboratory protocols.

Pipetting cell media in a tissue culture hood

Shipping of Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) Samples

Frozen samples are shipped on dry ice to avoid thawing and ensure samples will be delivered at their best quality.

We are committed to organizing your collections and shipment in the most convenient manner and we take into account any specific requirements you might have.

Request a Quote

Contact us to discuss your specific project requirements or to request a quote for a bronchoalveolar lavage.

  • Ethically sourced
  • Extensive clinical history and follow up information
  • Standard collection protocols
  • Custom storage and shipping

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