Swab Samples

Your global source for diseased and healthy normal clinical remnant, banked, and prospectively collected swab samples.

Finding the Right Swab Sample Match for Your Research

Through the iSpecimen Marketplace®, you can search, refine, and request clinical remnant, banked, or prospectively collected swab samples through our vast, global network of sample providers.

Through iSpecimen, you will have access to the breadth, depth and diversity of large patient and donor populations around the world, representing different ethnicities, healthcare systems, diets, and behavioral norms. Our global reach, extensive sample access, and custom capabilities help to deliver the right swab sample and data set match for your research.

Whether you need nasal, nasopharyngeal, cheek, cervical, rectal, or other swab type, we can likely source from a desired target patient population within your project timeline.


The iSpecimen Advantage When Procuring Swab Samples

Our specimen expertise, paired with our ever-growing provider network, allows us to deliver high-quality swabbed material and datasets, shipped to spec for specimen preservation.

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    Matched Testing Data

    iSpecimen helps to ensure that test data, along with other data, is matched and available for designated swab samples.

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    Increased Specificity of Samples

    We can source highly specific swab types with corresponding test results, such as cervical swabs that are HPV positive.

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    Supplied Viral Transport Media

    For all sample orders, the specimens are collected, transported, and stored using the correct viral transport media such as UTM® and DTM swabs.

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    International Provider Network

    We have a network of sample providers all over the world, poised to supply researchers with the swab samples they need.

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    Access to Diverse Disease States

    Find swab samples from patients with various cancers, infectious diseases, autoimmune diseases, gastrointestinal issues, and more.

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    Healthy Normal Offerings

    In addition to our disease offerings, researchers can access swab samples from normal healthy donors.

Procuring Any Swab Type, Anytime.

Depending on the research criteria, iSpecimen can help you source the specific swab and biological material required. These may include, but are not limited to:

  • Nasopharyngeal Swab
  • Throat Swab
  • Cheek Swab
  • Anal Swab
  • Cervical Swab
  • Others

iSpecimen’s Swab Sample Offerings:

Remnant swabs

iSpecimen is capable of sourcing clinical remnant swabs with their respective test results immediately by tapping into our providers’ banked inventory. We also have experience utilizing curators, giving us another access point to remnant swabs.

Custom collections

When you cannot find what you need using a clinical remnant or banked swab, iSpecimen can customize a swab collection for your research, collaborating with you at every step to determine both the feasibility of the order and a realistic project timeline to match.

Customizable datasets

Not only can we provide the positive, negative, inconclusive result information with each diagnostic swab, but iSpecimen can also source samples that have been tested on highly-specific medical instruments if such information is needed for your research.

The World is Your Biobank

Expand your patient population by tapping into our global network

Our network spans diverse communities across the globe. Reach beyond restricted or limited patient groups.

Biospecimen matching for precision medicine

You need access to biospecimen samples that match specific patient journeys of interest. With iSpecimen you have more opportunities to get specific and diverse samples.


Access the Swab Samples You Need For Your Research

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