Collecting blood and saliva samples from former and current ACTG study participants for future HIV-related genetic testing.
This is a study to collect blood and saliva samples from former and current participants in AIDS Clinical Trial Group (ACTG) studies at non-U.S. sites.
Why is this study being done?
All samples will be stored for future HIV-related genetic testing. Any use of these samples will have to be approved both by the ACTG and by site Ethics Committees.
Who can join?
Former and current participants in ACTG studies at non-U.S. sites.
What do I need to do in the study?
Participants will be asked to sign a written informed consent indicating whether they are or are not willing to provide a saliva and a blood sample.
At entry, participants who are willing to do so will provide a single saliva and a single blood sample. Participation in the study will end after the samples are collected.
What treatments or drugs are involved with this study?
No treatment will be provided through or required by the study.