Sample Processing, Biorepository, and Molecular Diagnostic services available in Sub-Saharan Africa (Kampala, Uganda)
The approximately 500 square foot Biorepository contains -20 Scientific Freezers, -80 Ultra Low Scientific Freezers, Liquid Nitrogen Storage Tanks, and controlled room temperature storage. We are also able to assist with shipping of samples.
Sample processing services include standard plasma, serum, and buffy coat separation, PBMC isolation by Ficoll separation, granulocyte isolation, solid tissue formalin fixing, snap-freezing of tissues and cells, and cryopreservation capabilities.
Currently we offer HHV8 Real Time Quantitative PCR and anticipate adding similar tests for both HIV and EBV in 2014.