​​​​Using the Test Results by Specimen Type Report

Use this report to find out how many participants in your query have biospecimen test results.


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1. Query description: The number of participants that fall within the listed criteria. The report is generated on these participants.

2. Test: This is a listing of the lab tests by assigned name. Go to the WHI test listing for a current listing of assays done on WHI biospecimens and the ​ancillary studies they were measured in. ​New assays will be added on a semi-annual basis as they become available to share.  Access to the test result data is restricted to approved investigators.   

3. Description: The test description is the same as the one found in the WHI test listing.

4. Specimen: The type of biospecimen that the test result was generated from (serum, EDTA, etc). If a test has results using multiple specimen types, they will be listed in separate rows. Please keep this in mind when sorting the list.

5. Ppts: The total number of participants (Ppts) within your query that have the listed test result.

6. % of ppts: The percentage of participants (ppts) in your query that have the listed test result.​

7. Time point of biospecimen collection: The number of assays results by specimen collection time point​ (baseline, AV1, AV3, AV6, Long Life Study [LLS], or other).  

8. Download: Click here to download the data to a .csv file.


For more information on how samples were collected and processed, please see the following: 


If you have additional questions that are not answered here, please contact the WHI help desk.