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Table 1 Biological samples collected by participant group

From: Study protocol for the Australian autism biobank: an international resource to advance autism discovery research

 

ASD-Probands/ASD-Query

Parents

Siblings/Controls

Blooda

 EDTA

6 ml

10 ml

6 ml

 SST

5 ml

5 ml

5 ml

 PAXgeneb

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

2.5 ml

Stoolc

2 × 1 teaspoon

2 × 1 teaspoon

Urinec

~  20 ml

~  20 ml

Hairc

~ 10 strands

~ 10 strands

  1. aSaliva collection was attempted where a blood sample collection was unsuccessful; bPAXgene samples (for RNA) collected on a sub-set of participants; cStool, urine, and hair collected on a sub-set of children