Nail Infection Biospecimens

A2K Biobank is a leading provider of biospecimens for infectious disease research. We offer a comprehensive collection of well-characterized nail clipping samples, ideal for developing and validating diagnostic tests for a wide range of nail dystrophy and infections. (All samples have been characterized utilizing molecular diagnostic methods).

  • Dermatophyte/Saprophyte/Yeast

    Aspergillus flavus
    Aspergillus fumigatus
    Aspergillus niger
    Acremonium strictum
    Aspergillus terreus
    Aspergillus versicolor
    Trichophyton interdigitale
    Blastomyces dermatitidis, Blastomyces gilchristii
    Candida albicans
    Candida glabrata
    Candida lusitaniae
    Candida parapsilosis
    Candida tropicalis
    Curvularia lunata
    Epidermophyton floccosum
    Fusarium oxysporum
    Fusarium solani
    Candida krusei
    Microsporum ferrugineum, Microsporum audouinii, Microsporum canis
    Malassezia furfur, Malassezia restricta, Malassezia sympodialis, Malassezia globosa
    Neofusicoccum mangiferae
    Scopulariopsis brevicaulis
    Neoscytalidium dimidiatum
    Trichosporon mucoides
    Trichophyton rubrum
    Trichosporon asahii
    Trichophyton soudanense, Trichophyton terrestre, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton verrucosum
  • Bacteria

    Enterobacter cloacae
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Streptococcus agalactiae (Group B strep)
    Staphylococcus aureus
    Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A strep)
  • Resistance

    Vancomycin Resistance: vanA, vanB, VanC
    Methicillin Resistance: mecA
  • Sample Type

    • Nail Clipping in digestive Preservative
  • Volume

    • 0.5mL-1.0mL
  • Included Information

    • Demographic Information
    • Result
    • Instrument/Methodology
    • CT-Value
  • Storage & Shipping

    • Storage: -80
    • Shipping: Refrigerated or Dry Ice

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More Information

A2K leverages access to partner laboratories and clinical sites to provide low-cost, remnant samples. These specimens are utilized under a waiver of consent provision, with de identified data – and can be used to generate preliminary data for IVD Development submissions and more. All biospecimens have been tested in CLIA/CAP or CLIA/COLA accredited laboratories utilizing molecular diagnostics.