APOE Active Study Page

The collection of biofluids is an important part of the Arizona APOE Study. The purpose of this manual is to provide study staff (PIs, study coordinators, phlebotomists) at the various study sites with instructions for collection and submission of biological samples for APOE study visits. It includes instructions for biofluid submission to NCRAD located in Indianapolis at Indiana University.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5



Buffy Coat (DNA)




Kit Request Module

Please follow the below link to access the Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.

Kit Request System

Biological Sample and Shipment Notification Forms

Please use the below downloadable forms to collection information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (alzstudy@iu.edu) or faxed (317-321-2003) prior to shipment. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.

Downloadable Blood Sample Form Downloadable CSF Sample Form

Manual of Procedures

The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for the study. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked “Table of Contents”. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at (alzstudy@iu.edu or 800-526-2839) for further clarification.

Manual of Procedures