We have excellent biorepository sources of HIV positive blood/ serum/ plasma samples, Hepatitis C samples (HCV), Hepatitis B samples (HBV) and Hepatitis A samples (HAV) (with various genotypes/ serotypes) and other infectious disease samples, whether from existing biobank stocks or as prospective collections with confirmed titres from our specialist blood collection partners.

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Sample formats:

Infectious samples are usually available in the form of blood/ blood derivatives such as serum, plasma and buffy coat.

Some infectious diseases are available as urine samples, where this is more appropriate to the testing carried out.

Prospective collections can be carried out in your preferred format, using the tubes of your choice.

Disease types: 

Disease samples sourced include, but are not limited to, the following (this is not a complete list; please contact us with details of your enquiries):*

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Bordetella Pertussis

Chlamydia

Hepatitis samples (HBV, HCV, HAV, including a range of genotypes/ serotypes)

HIV positive samples:

HIV-1 (Human Immunodeficiency Virus, leading to AIDS)

HIV-2 samples 

Syphilis samples & other STDs

 

This is not a complete list. Exact availability may vary depending on your criteria & current prevalences.

 

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Locations:

We work with high quality biobanks located in the US. We also have access to collection sites in Africa & elsewhere for the collection of infectious disease samples.