Informed Consent for the Use of Stored Specimens

TitleInformed Consent for the Use of Stored Specimens
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1997
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsBIOLOGY , Human Research Subjects , Informed Consent , MEDICINE
AbstractA few years after finishing an epidemiologic study that involved collecting samples from 10,000 women, the researchers want to use these biological samples for a different study. Do they need to get the informed consent of these women before proceeding?
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 1, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 1997
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