Acceptable Samples

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Human Sample Volume Requirements
MAP Volume Required
Serum or plasma Other fluids*
Human DiscoveryMAP® 1 mL 3 mL
Human ExplorerMAP™ 400 µL 800 µL
Human OncologyMAP® 500 µL 2 mL
HumanMAP® 120 µL 650 µL
Human CardiovascularMAP® 350 µL 700 µL
Human AngiogenesisMAP® 200 µL 500 µL
Human InflammationMAP® 100 µL 200 µL
Human ImmunoMAP® 120 µL 650 µL
Human NeuroMAP™ 150 µL 300 µL
Human SMA-MAP 100 µL 300 µL
Human MetabolicMAP® 100 µL 350 µL
Human KidneyMAP® 100 µL 350 µL
Human TruCulture® MAP 100 µL 200 µL (TruCulture® Supernatant)
Human CytokineMAP® A 50 µL 100 µL
Human CytokineMAP® B 50 µL 100 µL

*Cerebrospinal fluid, urine, tissue culture supernatants,  bronchoalveolar lavage, synovial fluid, tissue extracts, tears, skin washings, etc.

Simoa™ Sample Volume Requirements
Biomarker Volume Required
Serum or plasma Other fluids*
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) 20 µL 300 µL
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (TNF-α) 80 µL 300 µL

*Cerebrospinal fluid, urine, tissue culture supernatants,  bronchoalveolar lavage, synovial fluid, tissue extracts, tears, skin washings, etc.

Rodent Sample Volume Requirements
MAP Volume Required
Serum or plasma Other fluids*
RodentMAP® 70 µL 300 µL
Mouse InflammationMAP® 50 µL 150 µL
BioPlex Pro™ RBM Rat Kidney Toxicity Service NA 200 µL urine

*Cerebrospinal fluid, urine, tissue culture supernatants,  bronchoalveolar lavage, synovial fluid, tissue extracts, tears, skin washings, etc.
If your volumes are not sufficient, please contact Myriad RBM for other options and information.


  • Filter paper blood spots
  • Other fluid samples including:
    • Tissue culture supernatant – Caution- biotin concentrations must be less than 0.65µM (<160 ng/mL)
    • Urine
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid
    • Peritoneal fluid
    • Cell lysates
    • BALF (broncheoalveolar lavage fluid)
    • Tissue homogenates – Procedure
    • Synovial fluid
  • Do not send whole blood
  • Contact a Myriad RBM Representative to confirm sample volume requirements
  • If your volumes are not sufficient, please contact Myriad RBM for other options and information.