BIOBANK

The Biobank Unit belonging to the Biomedical Research and Innovation Institute of Cadiz (INiBICA) is a research support platform whose mission is to act as a link between medical collectors, researchers and patients who donate biological samples for biomedical research purposes, making sure that this interaction takes place under the current legal provisions and with due ethical guarantees.

INiBICA's Biobank is framed within the Andalusian Public Health System (SSPA) Biobank, an initiative of the Department for Equality and Social Well-being of the Junta de Andalucia; which, in turn, forms part of the National Biobank Network Platform. Moreover, INiBICA's Biobank is authorized to operate for the purposes of biomedical research and the treatment of human biological samples, with registration number B.0000505 in the National Biobank Register (ISCIII), in accordance with the provisions of RD 1716/2011. (The registration number belongs to the University Hospital Puerta del Mar)

Services Portfolio

The offering of our services portfolio is structured in 4 large blocks:

1. Provision of human samples for biomedical research and provision of clinical data in compliance with current legislation (clinical data are selectable according to the clinical and diagnostic criteria specified by the researcher).
2. Processing of biological samples according to the procedures and technical requirements normally used by researchers in their projects.
3. Custody for the storage of biological samples, using the necessary infrastructure and controls to guarantee their integrity, security and traceability.
4. Technical, scientific and ethical advice regarding the collection, storage and management of human samples in biomedical research settings.
Facilities and Infrastructures:

The equipment available to INiBICA's Biobank for the performance of its functions is as follows:

  • Ultra-freezer -80ºC with CO2 bullet and telephone alarm system.
  • Histobath.
  • Paraffin block trimmer.
  • Optical microscope.
  • Extraction chamber and milling workbench.
  • Centrifuges.
  • Computer and printer for tube and sample labelling.
Staff and contact details
Scientific Management:
Dr. Antonio Salat Martó Biobank Scientific Management CRTS Jerez antonio.salat.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es
Dr. Manuel García Rojo Biobank Scientific Management Hospital de Jerez amarcial.garcia.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es
Dra. Ángela Hens Pérez Biobank Scientific Management Hospital Puerto Real angelam.hens.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es
Dr. Antonio Campos Caro Biobank Scientific Management Hospital Puerta del Mar antonio.campos.caro.sspa@juntadeandalucia.es
Biobank Technicians:
Dra. Pilar Plazas Rosillo Biobank Technician Hospital Puerto Real pilaz.plazas.exts@juntadeandalucia.es
Raquel Romero García Biobank Technician Hospital Puerta del Mar raquel.romero.exts@juntadeandalucia.es
INiBICA’s Biobank contact details:
Unidad de Investigación (9ª Planta) – Servicio de Anatomía Patológica (Planta Sótano) – Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar Avenida Ana de Viya, 21, 11009 Cádiz Telephone numbers: 956 245 007 / 956 004 671
Rates
CONCEPT RATE RATE 1 RATE 2 RATE 3
PROVISION OF FRESH SAMPLES_BLOOD/ ORGAN (FULL DONATION) 21.25€ 22.32€ 26.57€
PROVISION OF FRESH SAMPLES_PIECE OF TISSUE 2.85€ 3.00€ 3.57€
PROVISION OF FIXED SLIDE SECTION 1.18€ 1.23€ 1.47€
PROVISION OF PRESERVED BODY FLUID 4.00€ 4.2€ 5.00€
PROVISION OF SERUM_500 ul 4.00€ 4.2€ 5.00€
PROVISION OF PLASMA_500 ul 7.75€ 8.14€ 9.69€
PROVISION OF FRESH SAMPLES_TOTAL BLOOD 7.1€ 7.45€ 8.88€
PROVISION OF FROZEN TISSUE IN OCT (FULL BLOCK) 7.8€ 8.19€ 9.75€
TISSUE FIXED AND INCLUDED IN PARAFFIN (FULL BLOCK) 7.8€ 8.19€ 9.75€
PROVISION OF CLINICAL DATA, DIAGNOSIS AVAILABLE at the IT service 4.5€ 4.73€ 5.63€
PROVISION OF CLINICAL DATA, DIAGNOSIS TO BE COLLECTED from the IT service 27€ 28.35€ 33.75€
CUSTODY OF SAMPLE AT -80ºC (ANNUAL COST PER SAMPLE) 0.07€ 0.07€ 0.09€
CUSTODY OF SAMPLES AT ROOM TEMPERATURE 0.35€ 0.37€ 0.44€
RECORD OF SAMPLES IN CUSTODY 0.39€ 0.41€ 0.49€
RELEASE OF SAMPLES IN CUSTODY 0.27€ 0.28€ 0.34€
MANAGEMENT OF SAMPLES INPUT/OUTPUT (CUSTOMISED SERVICE) “RATE DEPENDING ON RESEARCHER’S REQUIREMENTS” “RATE DEPENDING ON RESEARCHER’S REQUIREMENTS” “RATE DEPENDING ON RESEARCHER’S REQUIREMENTS”