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SELECTED PAST STUDIES - Infectious Diseases

Study

Disease

type & number of samples

Specific Requirements

associated data required

INF-1

Hepatitis B

Serum

Retrospective

More than 400 subjects

4 groups:

  • Genotype A
  • Genotype C
  • Genotype E
  • Genotype F 
  • Patients infected with hepatitis B Virus (HBV), acute or chronic active
  • Samples stored at -20°C
  • Age, gender, ethnicity
  • Country of Origin • Sample collection date
  • Serology

INF-2

HIV and Hepatitis

Frozen EDTA Blood and EDTA Plasma

Prospective

More than 160 subjects

4 groups:

  • HIV-1
  • HIV-2
  • Hepatitis B (HBV)
  • Hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Subjects with confirmed diagnosis with HIV-1 or HIV-2 or HBV or HCV
  • Frozen samples stored at -80°C
  • Age, gender, ethnicity
  • Confirmation of diagnosis
  • Genotype and subtype

INF-3

Human T-Lymphotropic Virus 1 (HTLV-1)

Frozen Serum

Retrospective

More than 80 subjects

  • Healthy or diseased subjects seropositive for Human Y-lymphotropic virus 1 (HTLV-1)
  • Samples stored at -20°C
  • Age, gender
  • Sample collection date
  • Clinical history

INF-4

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

Cervical Cytology Samples

Retrospective

More than 120 subjects

4 groups:

  • HPV-positive, low grade
  • HPV-positive, high grade
  • HPV-negative
  • Cervical cancer
  • Diagnosis of HPV infection or of cervical cancer
  • Age, ethnicity
  • Confirmation of diagnosis
  • HPV data and information

INF-5

Brucellosis

Serum

Prospective

10 subjects

  • Subjects with confirmed brucellosis
  • Seropositive for brucellosis
  • Age, gender, ethnicity
  • Confirmation of diagnosis
  • Serological test result
  • Type of test used

INF-6

Parasitic Diseases

Stool

Retrospective

More than 80 subjects

  • Infections due to human parasites
  • Giardia
  • Cryptosporidium
  • Cyclospora, E. histolytical/dispar
  • Hookworm
  • Strongloides
  • Ascaris
  • Dientamoeba fragilis
  • Blastocystis hominis
  • E. nana…
  • Samples must be placed in a specific preservative
  • Results

INF-7

Tuberculosis

Lung FFPE Blocks

Retrospective

At least 10 subjects

  • Acid Fast Bacillus positive
  • Age, gender
  • Sample collection date
  • Pathological diagnosis