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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02021916
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2013 by Robert C. Martin, University of Louisville. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
To provide appropriate collection, storage, and distribution of specimens and medical data to local investigators who have approved IRB protocols for their specific research purposes.
Condition or disease
Normal and Abnormal Tissue
The mission of the Louisville Cooperative Tissue Biorepository is to appropriately collect normal and abnormal tissues that are removed from the human body as a part of standard medical and surgical practice after adequate portions are secured by surgical pathologists to allow for correct diagnoses to be made. The LCTB securely stores appropriately collected human samples for research purposes and appropriately allocates these samples to local investigators for research purposes. The LCTB team appropriately documents all points in the process of obtaining informed consent, collection, storage, and allocation of tissues.
Collect normal and abnormal tissues that are removed from the human body as a part of standard surgical practice after adequate portions are secured by surgical pathologists to allow for correct diagnoses to be made. [ Time Frame: 15 Years ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Collection of normal or abnormal tissue at the time of surgery from consented subjects. Collection of blood and urine the day of consent or day of surgery.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
7 Years and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients undergoing surgery for removal of normal or abnormal tissues that are removed from the human body as part of standard medical and surgical practice at the University of Louisville Hospital, Norton Hospital downtown, Jewish Hospital downtown and Kosair Children's Hospital.
Patients undergoing surgery for removal or normal and abnormal tissues as part of standard medical and surgical practice
Patients with known systematic infections including septic patients with bacterial and viral infections, hepatitis, HIV, TB and other defined pathogens will not be included.