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Table 6 Details of the study timing and turnaround

From: A multi-site feasibility study for personalized medicine in canines with Osteosarcoma

Patient ID Date Turnaround (Days)
Surgery date Arrival at VARI RNA Shipped to CRL Date data uploaded from CRL PMed Report sent Total days from sample receipt to PMed Report Adjustment Weekends/ Holidays Final (adjusted)
AH-301 6/10/2011 Fri 6/13/2011 Mon 6/13/2011 Mon 6/16/2011 Thu 6/17/2011 Fri 5 0 5
FS-201 6/20/2011 Mon 6/21/2011 Tue 6/21/2011 Tue 6/27/2011 Mon 6/27/2011 Mon 2 7 −2 5
RV-281 7/21/2011 Thu 7/22/2011 Fri 1 7/25/2011 Mon 7/28/2011 Thu 7/29/2011 Fri 7 −2 5
MH-101 8/2/2011 Tue 8/3/2011 Wed Failed RNA QC (RIN) at VARI
TL-141 8/18/2011 Thu 8/19/2011 Fri 1 8/22/2011 Mon 8/25/2011 Thu 8/26/2011 Fri 7 −2 5
RB-181 8/19/2011 Fri 8/25/2011 Thu 8/25/2011 Thu 8/31/2011 Wed 8/31/2011 Wed 7 −2 5
RB-182 9/1/2011 Thu 9/2/2011 Fri 1 9/7/2011 Wed 9/13/2011 Tue 9/13/2011 Tue 11 -(4 3 + 1 4) 6 5
RB-183 9/3/2011 Sat 9/8/2011 Thu 9/8/2011 Thu Failed RNA QC (RIN) at CRL
VS-121 9/6/2011 Tue 9/7/2011 Wed 9/7/2011 Wed 9/13/2011 Tue 9/13/2011 Tue 7 −2 5
AZ-221 9/7/2011 Wed 9/8/2011 Thu 9/8/2011 Thu 9/13/2011 Tue 9/13/2011 Tue 6 −2 4
RV-282 9/8/2011 Thu 9/12/2011 Mon 6 Sample lost due to shipping error.
NC-161 9/13/2011 Tue 9/15/2011 Thu 9/15/2011 Thu 9/20/2011 Tue 9/20/2011 Tue 6 −2 4
FS-202 9/24/2011 Sat 9/30/2011 Fri 1 10/3/2011 Mon 10/7/2011 Fri 10/9/2011 Sun 9 −2 7 7
FS-203 9/29/2011 Thu 9/30/2011 Fri 1 10/3/2011 Mon Failed pathology QC.
RB-184 10/1/2011 Sat 10/5/2011 Wed 10/5/2011 Wed 10/11/2011 Tue 10/11/2011 Tue 7 −2 5
RB-185 10/5/2011 Wed 10/7/2011 Fri 1 10/10/2011 Mon Failed RNA QC (RIN) at CRL
RB-186 10/10/2011 Mon 10/14/2011 Fri 1 Failed RNA QC (RIN) at VARI
RV-283 10/20/2011 Thu 10/21/2011 Fri 1 10/24/2011 Mon 10/27/2011 Thu 10/28/2011 Fri 7 −2 5
NC-162 10/31/2011 Mon 11/2/2011 Wed 11/2/2011 Wed Failed pathology QC.
RB-187 11/10/2011 Thu 11/16/2011 Wed 11/16/2011 Wed 11/22/2011 Tue 11/22/2011 Tue 7 −2 5
  1. 1 Samples received on Fridays were automatically defaulted to start on Mondays (Day 1).
  2. 2 Report generated manually on Monday June 27th 2011 due to PDF conversion problems within the software. Corrected report sent out the following day (Tuesday June 28th 2011).
  3. 3 Two weekends (4 Days).
  4. 4 Sample processing delayed 1 day (9/5/2011) due to Labor Day holiday.
  5. 5 One day lost due to absence of critical Histopathology staff.
  6. 6 Sample did not arrive on time (due Friday September 9th 2011) arrived thawed on the following Monday (September 12th 2011).
  7. 7 Report not delivered on the Friday (Day 5) due to issues with a link out to an external database. Report successfully completed on the Sunday and submitted.