Genetic Studies to Identify Stroke Subtypes and Outcome

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

- INCLUSION CRITERIA:
HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS:
Over age 21
Healthy
Willing to participate in the study
Informed consent obtained
ACUTE STROKE PATIENTS:
Stroke patients admitted to Suburban or Holy Cross Hospitals
Over age 21
Willing to participate in the study
Informed Consent obtained
EXCLUSION CRITERIA:
HEALTHY VOLUNTEERS:
Active medical problems
Current symptomatic infection
Current severe allergic disorders
STROKE PATIENTS:
Cardiovascular instability
Severe anemia (hemoglobin less than 8.0 gm/dl)
Hemorrhagic diathesis
Current infection
Current severe allergic disorders