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A Collection Protocol (CP) defines the details of a standardized protocol used for the collection of to collect biospecimens. This includes any information on the approved project such as the title of the study, institution, name of the investigator, ethics approval ID, consent forms, standard operating procedures (SOPs), samples to be collected and processed. Users can define multiple collection protocols within an OpenSpecimen instance.


titleCollection Protocol Type

After creating the collection protocol, users can not change the type from "Participant Centric" to "Specimen Centric" and vice-versa.

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