The specimen repositories are a collaboration between several clinical trial networks to make the larger body of specimens collected for HIV research available to investigators.

The specimens stored at the repositories were initially collected for specific studies that have concluded, have been approved for use by network leadership and are now available to investigators conducting new research.

Using this website

You can use the interactive search tool on this website to learn about the types of specimens available at the repositories. After completing a search, you can see the number of specimens and unique participants available, information about the studies for which they were collected, and what research was published for those studies. The search tool will also provide you with a report that lists your specimens of interest. You can then use this report to help write your research proposal to the network.

What’s in the repositories?

Specimens 2999910 477729 3833704
Protocols 244 28 44
Types of specimens 25 13 13
Cryopreserved PBMCs 748053 156491 807233
Plasma 1695125 300929 960361
Serum 490021 12669 1987527
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