Module: biospecimens

Module Contents

  1. qc-test- outcome

1CENTER_NO (*PK)number (2,0)Required:true
Center Identification Number. *CENTER_NO + NUC_ACID_CID are the primary key for the table.
Allowable Values
11Cancer Care Ontario
12USC Consortium
13University of Melbourne
14Cancer Research Center of Hawaii
15Mayo Clinic
16Fred Hutchinson, Seattle
17Northern California (NCCC)


2NUC_ACID_CID (*PK)string (40)Required:true
Identifier used internally by centers for a nucleic acid sample from a single extraction. *CENTER_NO + NUC_ACID_CID are the primary key for the table.

3QC_AGAROSE_GELnumber (1,0)Required:false
Quality of DNA or RNA. The behavior on the gel indicates integrity of DNA or RNA.
Allowable Values
1Good
2Not Good
3Poor (for RNA only)
9not done


4QC_ECOR1number (1,0)Required:false
Digestibility with the restriction endonuclease EcoR1.
Allowable Values
1Good
2Not Good
9Not done


5QC_HIND_IIInumber (1,0)Required:false
Digestibility with the restriction endonuclease Hind III.
Allowable Values
1Good
2Not Good
9Not done


6QC_STR1number (1,0)Required:false
Microsatellite STR1 [UT1699 (D10S526)].
Allowable Values
1Homozygote
2Heterozygote
9Not done


7QC_STR2number (1,0)Required:false
Microsatellite STR2 [UT1091 (D22S417)].
Allowable Values
1Homozygote
2Heterozygote
9Not done


8QC_Ynumber (1,0)Required:false
Y Chromosome test.
Allowable Values
0Negative
1Positive
9Not done


9QC_CROSS_CHECKnumber (1,0)Required:false
Sent to lab for QC testing.
Allowable Values
1Yes/Sent
2No/Not Sent


10QC_CROSS_MATCHnumber (1,0)Required:false
Results from second lab identical.
Allowable Values
1Yes
2No


11QC_SUMMARYnumber (1,0)Required:false
Summary result of QC procedures
Allowable Values
1Passed (research lab protocol)
2Passed (clinical lab protocol)
3Failed
9Not Done


12QC_SUMM_FAILstring (150)Required:false
Text field to indicate which component (gel/RE/PCR) was problematic.

13QC_CCnumber (1,0)Required:false
Cross-check quality control testing.
Allowable Values
1Pass
2Fail
9Not done


14QC_CC_FAILstring (150)Required:false
Text field to indicate which component of quality control cross check failed.

15QC_ICnumber (1,0)Required:false
Microsatellite markers in DNA specimen matched Guthrie spot for this individual.
Allowable Values
1Yes
2No
9Not done