The Immunological Monitoring Laboratory monitors clinical trials of viral diseases, processes clinical specimens, and analyzes immune system responses.
The laboratory processes and archives blood products from patients enrolled in numerous ongoing clinical trials at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center. This extensive archive includes:
This is a valuable resource for National Institutes of Health investigators to evaluate the effectiveness of various therapeutic regimens.
We also perform cytokine analyses, viral load determinations, antigen-specific immunoglobulin levels on plasma, among others. from patients and nonhuman primates with a variety of bacterial and viral diseases.
We work with colleagues at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, including the Medical Virology Section and the Lyme Disease Studies Unit.