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: NCT00765141
Recruitment Status :
(No participants enrolled per PI discretion)
First Posted : October 2, 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.
Condition or disease
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. These studies may be able to provide important insights into the keys of chronic infections, complex infections, medical biofilms, pathogen ecology, and healing.
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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.
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.