[Cited]

Introduction

 

SNPs: Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms
U.S. Department of Energy Genome Programs and provide the website http://genomics.energy.gov.

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  Incorporating Biomarkers

 

 

Micrograph showing a cross-section of coronary artery narrowed by fibrolipid plaque.
http://www.genome.gov/pressDisplay.cfm?photoID=20026
This image is freely available and may be used without special permission.
Courtesy: National Human Genome Research Institute


Diagnosing Sjogren's Syndrome by measuring salivary gland flow rate
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/Research/NIDCRLaboratories/MolecularPhysiology/SjogrensSyndrom
e/SjogrensSyndromeClinic.htm#what


Before Collection

Chromosome pairs
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/basics/howmanychromosomes

Escherichia coli (E. coli)
http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/thenewgenetics/livinglab.html


Study Design Issues

Cracked paint

Blood serum aliquots being removed from production stock inventory.
Public Health Image Library -- CDC

http://phil.cdc.gov/phil_images/20030416/7/PHIL_3581_lores.jpg

Measurement and Size

Microplate, a lab equipment item
http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/thenewgenetics/chapter5.html#c6

Ferritin, a protein made up of 24 identical subunits, is involved in iron storage.
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/handbook/illustrations/ferritin.jpg

 

 

Measures Used
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xstudy_design_issues/measures_used

Dermal absorption rates: Skin contact with pesticides
http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=14624

Dietary source of cholesterol and related lipids
http://www.cdc.gov/NCEH/DLS/cholesterol.htm

Recording blood pressure
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/gestational/#9

Red blood cells infected by Plasmodium falciparum malaria
http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/features/malaria_lab_diagnosis.htm

Clostridium tetani bacteria, responsible for causing tetanus in humans
http://phil.cdc.gov/PHIL_Images/20041014/b9e12f3f8918406b960fa8f84cc4c533/6372_lores.jpg

Lab Selection
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xlab_selection

 

 

Sensitivity:  Sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of serological tests for antibody to A
antigen of Blastomyces dermatitidis
http://phil.cdc.gov/PHIL_Images/497/497_lores.jpg



Dobell's iodine solution...sometimes used in the processing of fecal specimen microscopy slides,
especially when the identification of the
possible presence of parasitic cysts in the sample.
http://phil.cdc.gov/PHIL_Images/11248/11248_lores.jpg


Quality Control
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xlab_selection/xqa/qc

http://www.pepfar.gov/press/86519.htm
Building laboratory capacity: The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief


Timing
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xlab_selection/xtiming2

[blood collection tubes ]
http://www.isips.org/Blood_collection_tubes_plastic.php


Field Logisitics
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xfield_logistics

Blood draw for genetic studies
http://www.ushersyndrome.nih.gov/join/blood.html

Specimen collection
http://cclnprod.cc.nih.gov/dlm/testguide.nsf/Index/9A7700DD8BE897D285256B990064B380?OpenDocument


Cold Chain
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xfield_logistics/xcold_chain

Dry Ice
http://www2a.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/shtoolkit/pages/SH_plans.htm

Storage
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xfield_logistics/xinventory

CPC


Safe Handling
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xfield_logistics/xsafe_handling

Ammons
Cryogenic gloves used in subzero freezers


Specimen management
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xspecimen_management

Ammons
CPC -80° freezers
Freezer boxes

Refrigerated/frozen packs

http://www2a.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/shtoolkit/pages/SH_plans.htm

Ethical issues associated with collecting biological specimens
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xethical_issues

Informed consent
http://www.nei.nih.gov/health/clinicaltrials_facts/#5

Medical waste
http://www.fedcenter.gov/assistance/facilitytour/solid/medical/


Equipment and supplies
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xordering_supplies

Selecting, Evaluating, and Using Sharps Disposal Containers
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/sharps1.html


UNC & Vendors
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xordering_supplies/xvendors

Example of MMD codes
http://finance.unc.edu/material--disbursement-services/contract-services/mmd-statements.html


Biomarkers in the Literature
https://www.cpc.unc.edu/services/biomed/site_edit/temp/xcurrent_awareness

http://publications.nigms.nih.gov/thenewgenetics/chapter5.html#c1
Screen shot of GeneWays, a data mining tool used to scan research literature about changes in
genes and  proteins 

 

 

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