The Cohort Studies page is a centralized and searchable catalog of clinical studies that can be leveraged to support research related to the universal influenza vaccine strategic initiative. These include DMID-funded and other clinical studies. Explore the catalog to identify samples of interest. If you would like more information on a specific study, please submit a request via the Contact Us page.



Sample Material Abbreviations
AEC Alveolar Epithelial Cells
BAL Bronchoalveolar lavage
BLO Blood
BMR Bone marrow
FEC Feces
FIB Fibroblast Cells
LLF Lung lavage fluid
LUN Lungs
NAL Nasal lavage
NAS Nasal swab
NEC Nasal Epithelial Cells
Sample Material Abbreviations Cont.
NTS Combined nasal throat swab
ORP Oral-pharyngeal
OTH Other; append free text to describe
OTT Other tissue
PLS Plasma
PMC Peripheral blood mononuclear cell
RCS Rectal swab
SER Serum
SLU Slurry
SPC Soft Palate Cells
SPU Sputum
Sample Material Abbreviations Cont.
TEC Tracheal Epithelial Cells
TFB Tissue from brain
TFH Tissue from heart
TFL Tissue from liver
TFS Tissue from spleen
TFT Tissue from trachea
TLN Tissue from lymph node
TNC Tissue from nasal cavity
TRS Tracheal swab
U Unknown
VRS Virus isolate
Age Group Abbreviations
ADL Adult (18-64 years of age)
CHI Child (0-17 years of age)
OAD Older Adult (>65 years of age)