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Study-Specific File

Study-Specific File

Phenotypic File

Every phenotypic file should have ind_id as the first column. Additional columns must be defined in a corresponding Study-Specific Phenotypic Data Dictionary file (_phen_dd), and must follow whatever format and value constraints are defined therein.

Column Name Type Format / Value Checks Additional Comments
ind_id string


Must match exactly with Subject Code submitted to Sampled (formerly IBX).

Field is a required field and cannot be left empty.

Definition: The unique individual id submitted to Sampled (formerly IBX) with the biospecimen.

Comments: IMPORTANT —This id is used to verify subject \ NRGR_BIO_ID pairs at Sampled (formerly IBX). Therefore, the id you submit here should match exactly the subject-code submitted to Sampled (formerly IBX).