General guidelines for study participants

You are receiving this sample collection kit because you have indicated your willingness to participate in our study of the microbiome in multiple sclerosis patients. To ensure that we can use your sample for our studies, please complete and sign the consent and return it to the study representative or include it with your sample in the pre-paid mailer provided.

Thank you for your participation in our MS studies.

Once you have provided your signed consent to participate in this study, you will be provided with a pre-assembled kit containing all necessary materials to collect your stool samples in a hygienic and private manner. The kit will also contain two pre-paid envelopes for you to mail your samples back to our lab by overnight delivery. You will also be asked to fill out an online nutrition questionnaire.