Urinary Tract Biospecimens

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

  • Bacteria

    Acinetobacter baumannii
    Actinobaculum schaalii
    Aerococcus urinae
    Alloscardovia Omnicolens
    Citrobacter freundii
    Citrobacter koseri
    Coagulase Negative Staph
    Corynebacterium riegelii
    Enterobacter aerogenes
    Enterobacter cloacae
    Enterococcus faecalis
    Enterococcus faecium
    Escherichia coli
    Klebsiella oxytoca
    Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Morganella morganii
    Mycoplasma hominis
    Pantoea agglomerans
    Proteus mirabilis
    Proteus vulgaris
    Providencia stuartii
    Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Serratia marcescens
    Staphylococcus aureus
    Streptococcus agalactiae
    Ureaplasma urealyticum
    Viridans Group Strep

  • Fungi

    Candida albicans
    Candida auris
    Candida glabrata
    Candida parapsilosis
  • Resistance

    Cephalosporin Resistance: ACC
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: ampC
    Cephalosporin Resistance: BIL/LAT/CMY
    Cephalosporin Resistance: CTX-M group 1, CTX-M group 2, CTX-M group 9, CTX-M group
    Sulfonamide Resistance: dfrA5, dfrA1
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: DHA
    Cephalosporin Resistance: FOX-AmpC
    Carbapenem Resistance: IMP-1 group, IMP-16, IMP-7
    Carbapenem Resistance: KPC
    Methicillin Resistance: mecA
    Cephalosporin Resistance: MOX/CMY
    Nitrofurantoin Resistance: nfsA
    Beta-lactamase: OXA-1, GES
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: OXA-23, OXA-72, OXA-40, blaOXA-48
    Cephalosporin Resistance: PER-1, PER-2
    Quinolone Resistance: QnrA, QnrS, QnrB
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: SHV
    Sulfonamide Resistance: Sul1, Sul2
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: TEM
    Vancomycin Resistance: vanA, vanB, VanC
    Beta-lactamase Resistance: VEB
    Carbapenem Resistance: VIM
  • Sample Type

    • Whole Urine (No preservative)
    • Urine Swab (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.