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ID Biorepository


University of Louisville Infectious Diseases Biorepository


Diseases of Interest: 

Principle Investigator: Subathra Marimuthu, PhD

Key Personnel: Subathra Marimuthu, PhDLeslie Wolf, PhD

The UofL Infectious Diseases Biorepository was developed in 2005 by expert faculty from the University of Louisville Division of Infectious Diseases for the discovery of new pathogens and biomarkers. Managed through a secure clinical database, the Biorepository stores more than 70,000 human specimen linked to complete clinical data including urine, blood, sputum, oral, nasopharyngeal swabs and isolates. Experts in the Biorepository also provide consultation and quick turnaround for the routine shipping of biological specimens to national and international health system leaders for research projects.

Specimen Selection

  • Whole blood

  • Serum

  • Plasma

  • Urine

  • Sputum

  • Bronchioalveolar

  • Tissue

Contributing Institutions

  • University of Louisville Hospital

  • Robley Rex Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

  • Jewish Hospital

  • Baptist Health Hospital

  • Mary and Elizabeth Hospital

  • Norton Audubon Hospital

  • Norton Downtown Hospital

  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital

  • Norton Women's & Children's Hospital