Available stored biospecimens

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The range of samples collected from Canadian Health Measures Survey participants for storage in the biobank is described in the table below.

Table 1
Canadian Health Measures Survey stored biospecimens, cycle 1, 2007 to 2009
Table summary
This table displays the full range of samples collected from Canadian Health Measures Survey participants for storage in the biobank, cycle 1, 2007 to 2009. The information is grouped by matrix: serum, plasma, whole blood, dna, urine (appearing as row headers), and series test identification, volume, age group in years, estimated number of biospecimens (appearing as column headers).
Matrix Age range (years) Sample size per survey cycle Volume available (mL)*
Serum 3 – 79 5700 0.5
3 – 39 3500 0.5
6 – 79 5100 0.5
12 – 79 4100 0.5,1.0
20 – 79 3100 0.5,1.0
Plasma 3 – 79 5700 0.5
6 – 79 5100 0.5
12 – 79 4100 0.5
Whole blood 6 – 79 5100 1.0
12 – 79 4100 1.0
Urine 3 – 79 5700 1.0, 2.0, 4.5
6 – 79 5100 1.0,4.5
DNA 14 – 79 3700 1 µg
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