Montreal, Qc. The Biobanque québécoise de la COVID-19 (BQC19) is pleased to announce another data release that it is making available to researchers.
COVID-19 scientists can now access to enriched clinical/phenotypic and genomic dataset.
The BQC19 clinics have recruited participants from around the province who have consented to have their data and blood collected to help understand and fight COVID-19. To date, 3627 Quebecers have donated blood samples at ten different clinical sites in four regions of the province, more than 27,000 samples now available to researchers.
The BQC19 has been sharing with researchers from around the world data, specimens and analyses derived from blood samples and information from the participants.
There are also 477 units of transcriptomic data, which measure the expression of RNA molecules. Additionally, the release now includes arrival, hospitalization, discharge and follow-up information on 3497 participants, and 800 new genomic data sets for a total of 2242 sets.