A Multi-Center Protocol for Obtaining and Storing Human Samples for Immediate or Future Microbial, Immune, or Host-Microbe Scientific Study
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00764023
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : October 1, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 26, 2015
Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Randall Wolcott, Southwest Regional Wound Care Center
The intent of this protocol is to salvage human-related material that is normally destined for destruction, so it can be used in infection-related scientific studies. This clinical material can be studied in order to better understand the molecular, cellular, or ecological components of the infected or potentially infected tissue or device.
Condition or disease
The samples can include material such as wound debridement, removed orthopedic implants, removed catheters or shunts, excised tonsils, amputated tissue, sputum, stool, or other excretions. The samples can be cultured for microbes, examined using microscopy, or analyzed using molecular techniques. The studies can examine microbes or the host's response to microbes by examining the nucleic acids (e.g. 16S DNA, mRNA), proteins, or other metabolites.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The samples can include material such as wound debridement, removed orthopedic implants, removed catheters or shunts, excised tonsils, amputated tissue, sputum, stool, or other excretions.
The Subject must be 18 years of age or older
The Subject must be mentally competent as determined by the Investigator, or have a Legally Authorized Representative.
The Subject may not be currently incarcerated.
The Subject may not be knowingly pregnant.
The Subject may not be institutionalized.
The Subject may not be an employee or student of the investigator or sponsor.