Fit and well

Exeter Ten Thousand (EXTEND)

Year Started: 2009

The Exeter Ten Thousand study was started in 2009 to collect genetic, biological, clinical and lifestyle information on 10,000 adult individuals in the Exeter region in order to establish a sampling framework from which participants can be selected on the basis of genotypic or phenotypic predisposition / protection factors. Samples are selected for further analysis or individuals can be recontacted for recruitment. Participants who join Exeter 10000 are living in a community setting and are usually ambulant and well but may have diagnosed with clinical conditions Access to samples or data must be requested through the Steering Committee, which meets once a month.

Access:
Open only through collaboration
Type:
Cross-sectional
Status:
In progress
Collection point:
Multiple points in patient pathway
Consent restrictions:
Other animal work, Xenograft


Female

Adult (> 40 years)

3001 - 5000 donors

Material Type Preservation Type Macroscopic Assessment % of Sample Set
DNA -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Plasma -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Serum -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Urine -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%


Male

Young adult (18 - 40 years)

501 - 1000 donors

Material Type Preservation Type Macroscopic Assessment % of Sample Set
DNA -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Plasma -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Serum -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Urine -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%


Female

Young adult (18 - 40 years)

1001 - 3000 donors

Material Type Preservation Type Macroscopic Assessment % of Sample Set
DNA -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Plasma -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Serum -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Urine -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%


Male

Adult (> 40 years)

3001 - 5000 donors

Material Type Preservation Type Macroscopic Assessment % of Sample Set
DNA -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Plasma -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Serum -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%
Urine -60 °C to -85 °C Not applicable 75% -99%