Current as of December 10, 2023
This protocol defines in general terms the purposes for which blood and bone marrow specimens will be collected by members of the Hematology Branch and the conditions under which the sampling will be performed. Samples of blood and bone marrow from healthy volunteers and from patients are indispensable for many research projects, including studies of normal and abnormal hematopoiesis, the viral etiology of blood diseases, and the role of the immune system in marrow failure and related conditions.
- INCLUSION CRITERIA:
- Healthy volunteers age greater than or equal to 18 years.
- Subjects with hematologic disease age greater than or equal to 2 (for subjects less than 18, blood and bone marrow specimens will be obtained concurrently with clinically indicated sampling).
- EXCLUSION CRITERIA:
- History of a significant bleeding disorder.
- Abnormal host-defense mechanisms.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.
Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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