The objective of this study is to obtain bladder tissue specimens from patients otherwise
undergoing cystectomy for use in research and training of personnel at Tengion, Inc.
- Subjects 18 to 90 years and undergoing a cystectomy surgery
- Willing and able to give signed informed consent
- Known active infection
- Known colonization with MRSA or VRE
- Receipt of blood or blood products for transfusion during the previous 3 months