ARTFL-LEFFTDS Active Study Page
Welcome ARTFL-LEFFTDS Study staff, coordinators, and PI’s.
This section encompasses study specific tools and videos for your reference. If you have any questions, comments, or new ideas please contact Emma Lagone by email or phone (800)526-2839 or directly at (317) 278-1129.
Specimen Collection Overview
|ARTFL||LEFFTDS (Visit 1)||LEFFTDS (Visit 2)||LEFFTDS (Visit 3)||LEFFTDS (Visit 4)|
|DNA (Buffy Coat)|
|* Select patient populations to donate CSF|
|ARTFL: 40-50 subjects|
|LEFFTDS: 200-250 subjects|
Kit Request Module
Please follow the below link to access the PSDC Kit Request Module. This link will direct you to a REDCap database where study coordinators and staff may request kits, individual supplies, and/or labels. PSDC sites will use the same link for ordering supplies related to blood-based samples and for CSF. Please allow a total of two weeks for kit requests to be compiled and delivered to your site.Kit Request System
Biological Sample and Shipment Notification Forms
Please use the below downloadable forms to collect information on specimen patient demographics, collection, and processing. We respectfully ask that all completed forms be emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or faxed (317-321-2003) prior to shipment. If you complete the form on the website you can choose to have it emailed automatically to us. We also ask that all shipments include a hard copy of each sample form.Downloadable Blood Sample Form Web-based Blood Sample Form Downloadable CSF Sample Form Web-based CSF Sample Form Green Top-Sodium Heparin Redraw/Take Home Sample Form Lavender Top-EDTA Redraw/Take Home Sample Form
Manual of Procedures
The below downloadable manual for biomarkers was created specifically for the PSDC Study. Please feel free to explore the manuals through the hyperlinked “Table of Contents”. Questions concerning any part of the manual may be directed to NCRAD at (email@example.com or 800-526-2839) for further clarification.Manual of Procedures
Study Related Video Tutorials
Please explore these study related videos sponsored by NCRAD.
CSF Processing and Aliquoting
Plasma and Buffy Coat Processing and Aliquoting
RNA PAXgene Processing
This training video and slides correspond to Tatiana’s protocol training that took place on October 6, 2015.ARTFL LEFFTDS Training Refresher Slides (v. 10-2015)
These slides correspond to Tatiana’s protocol training that took place on May 12, 2016.ARTFL LEFFTDS Manual Update Slides (v. 5-2016)
Common Questions and Answers
The below document outlines common questions that were received from sites during the training and enrolling process.ARTFL LEFFTDS Questions and Answers (PDF)