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Person—tissue sample collected indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termTissue sample collected indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term446565
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
Definition:Help on this termAn indicator of whether a tissue sample has been collected from a person, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Person—tissue sample collected indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Record whether a tissue sample has been collected from a person. 

This includes tissue that has been collected for either clinical or research purposes and stored in any format, including tissue samples that have been snap frozen, stored with OCT (optimum cutting temperature compound), FFPE (formalin fixed, paraffin embedded), and if RNA and/or DNA has been extracted from tissue and stored.

Collection methods:Help on this termCollect from medical, laboratory or biobank records.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) DSS Health, Superseded 14/05/2015

Gynaecological cancer (clinical) NBPDS Health, Standard 14/05/2015

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