PROTOCOL I

Type: Incidence / prospective cohort
Study Status:
Ongoing
Enrollment Status:
Closed
Countries:
Kenya
Partners:
Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative-Kenyatta National Hospital (KAVI-KNH), Nairobi, Kenya.

 
Study Summary:
 
This is an exploratory study to detect and measure immune function in gastro-intestinal mucosal tissues in a convenience sample of patients undergoing endoscopic examination of the lower GI tract (i.e. colonoscopies, sigmoidoscopies) as part of their clinical care at Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) or Nairobi Hospital.