Human Stool Samples for Research

Access human stool samples from diverse, hard to reach patient profiles in order to gain insight into the human microbiome.

Finding the Right Stool Sample Match for Your Research

iSpecimen provides access to human stool samples from a large cohort of patients from around the world, representing different ethnicities, healthcare systems, behavioral norms, even regional diets and customs. Whether your research requires clinical remnant, prospective, or custom collected samples, we help to efficiently find the right specimen match for your research.

Our high level of donor accessibility and collection customization also enables access to hard-to-find specimens with niche collection protocols. For example, if your research requires human stool samples using the Bristol Scale or in specific transport media, we can perform a custom collection, utilizing our diverse network of healthcare providers, to fulfill your project criteria.


The iSpecimen Advantage in Sourcing Human Stool Samples for Research

Our team of specimen experts will help find the right stool sample match to support your research.

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    Increased Accessibility

    iSpecimen’s extensive provider network enables access to stool samples from a diverse global donor population.

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    Availability in Clinical Remnants

    iSpecimen can provide bacterial, parasitic, and viral stool samples with data sets from routine clinical testing.

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    Shipping & Handling Specifications

    Attention to detail spans the sample life cycle, including optimizing specifications such as delivery time, storage temperature, and container type.

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    Custom Collection & Datasets

    With specific donor criteria and data requirements as the norm, we help to tailor your projects to meet increasingly pressing criteria.

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    Access to Diverse Disease States

    Find stool samples from patients with conditions such as gastrointestinal issues, cancers, infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases, and more.

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    Healthy Normal Offerings

    In addition to our diseased offerings, researchers can access human stool samples from normal healthy donors.

Finding the Right Stool Specimen Match

Using the iSpecimen Marketplace®, researchers can search for stool samples that fit specific donor profiles. These requirements may include, but are not limited too:

  • Demographics
  • Medical Conditions
  • Tests & Test Results
  • Medical Procedures
  • Outcomes Data.
  • Social & Family History

A Marketplace for Human Tissue, Biofluids, and Immune Cells

Intuitive specimen search

Through a single interface, you can tap into our large and growing network of hospitals, biorepositories, practice groups, commercial laboratories, HIEs, and other healthcare organizations that provides access to millions of richly characterized biospecimens and patient encounters.

Streamlined order and procurement

You can find the specimens you’re looking for on the iSpecimen Marketplace, or tell our team what you need directly. We’ll manage your requests from start to finish, from feasibility to fulfillment, while managing the administrative and logistics gymnastics to efficiently access the samples and data you need for your research.

One contract—hundreds of suppliers

We manage contracting and compliance processes across all partner sites, giving you access to biospecimens collected at hundreds of healthcare organizations around the world with a single contract. With iSpecimen, you can say goodbye to time-consuming, paperwork-heavy multi-vendor management.

The World is Your Biobank

Expand Your Patient Sets By Tapping Into Our Global Network

Our network spans diverse communities across the globe so you can reach beyond restricted or limited patient groups.

Procuring Biospecimens For Precision Medicine

You need access to biospecimen samples that match specific patient journeys of interest. With iSpecimen you have more opportunities to get diverse samples that meet your exacting criteria and data requirements.


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