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posted by Helmut Homepage – Vienna, Austria, 2020-01-02 17:14 (388 d 22:14 ago) – Posting: # 21054
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Hi ElMaestro,

» Is a crossparticipation effort truly necessary across EU?

Yes. In my CRO we had occasionally volunteers from Budapest (2:40 by train), Brno (2:10), and Bratislava (1:10).

» Of course DNA traces present in plasma are direct markers of subject identity posing huge technical …

No cellular compounds in plasma → bad luck. DNA identification was our first idea when we suspected a case of sample mix-up. Well, …

» … and practical difficulties …

Not to forget legal issues. Even if you manage to get a blood sample, in Germany & Austria you can’t simply start sequencing. Needs another ICF.

» … and that in itself is a discussion for another thread.


» Can you guys think of any other biomarker/indicator unrelated to blood loss or the regenerative process?

No, sorry.

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