A Study to Collect Blood Samples to Study Immune Response Genes that may be Associated with an Increased Risk of Severe Influenza


About this study

The purpose of this study is to obtain a whole blood sample from which DNA will be extracted to study polymorphisms in immune response genes and other geneticvariants that may be associated with an increased risk of disease progression among individuals with infectious diseases of public health importance who are enrolled in qualifying INSIGHT studies.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Has given informed consent for participation in a qualifying INSIGHT research study
  • Signed informed consent to the INSIGHT Genomics Study (INSIGHT Protocol No. 004)

Exclusion Criteria

  • None

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Zelalem Temesgen, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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