Description of the OFSEP sample collection on 15 June 2019
The OFSEP collection is composed of samples taken from biological cohorts patients (OFSEP kit: blood and urine mandatory, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and faeces optional) and from HD cohort patients (blood sample).
Biological cohorts include radiologically isolated syndromes (RIS), clinically isolated syndromes (CIS), relapsing-remitting MS patients (RRMS) untreated, primary progressive MS patients (PPMS) untreated, related neurological syndromes (NMOSD), acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (LEMP).
Patients included in HD cohort are RRMS, secondary progressive MS (SPMS) or PPMS.
On 15 June 2019, samples have been taken from 1,327 patients of biological cohorts and 1,458 patients of HD cohort, totaling 48,835 aliquot biological samples. Samples are stored in 22 biological resource centers.
* serum, EDTA plasma, DNA
** PBMC: peripheral blood mononuclear cells
*** CSF, cells from CSF