The Plateau State Human Virology Research Center (PLASVIREC) was established in 2004. It is co-located with the Plateau state specialist hospital, a state government owned facility situated in Jos, Plateau state. Plasvirec is a research and diagnostic center with an ISO 15189 accredited laboratory.
The center has a staff strength of 62 and has the following infrastructure:
– Counseling unit with 3 dedicated private counseling rooms and a waiting hall
– Sample collection/reception area
– Serology Lab
– Clinical Monitoring Lab
– Molecular Virology Lab
Proximity of Airport and Hotel
a) Airport: Jos has a local airport that is about 10km from the Clinical Trial site. Direct flight can be taken to and from Lagos.
b) Hotel: Jos is known a tourist center in Nigeria with 3- 4star hotels within 2-5km around the clinical trial site.
Snapshot of Plasvirec Trial sites