Collection of Blood samples

Blood for Cell Lines and DNA is drawn in yellow-top (ACD- adenine/citrate/dextrose) Vacutainer tubes pre labeled with:

Project ID
Family ID
Individual ID
YEAR of birth (not complete date of birth)
Date of draw
Please leave a space on the label for an internal HGRC number

Draw 3 tubes of blood for each individual.

Blood should be stored and shipped at room temperature.

Blood should reach the lab within 48 hours of draw.

Blood which is 4-5 days old is not suitable for Cell Lines.