Carnegie Mellon University

Biological Pathways

Category Specific Measure
Anthropometry Height and weight
ENT Measures
    nasal exam Gross Mucosal Pathology, physician report
    ear exam Middle Ear Pressure
Immunity, Functional Local (nasal) Cytokine Response to Challenge
Resting Biological Activity
    cardiovascular Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Catecholamines, 24-hour urine
Cortisol, salivary
Creatinine, 24-hour urine
    metabolic Body Temperature
HIV Antibody
Pregnancy Test
Respiratory Virus Isolation
    nasal secretions Isolation and Confirmation of Challenge Virus in Nasal Secretions
    serum Baseline & Post-Challenge Virus-Specific Ab in Serum