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COMPARE study: participants typed during UK Biobank version 2 array development phase
The COMPARE study enrolled 29,066 British blood between donors between February 2016 and March 2017, the study aim is to find the optimum technology for haemoglobin screening (ISRCTN 90871183). All participants were at the time of recruitment active blood donors. The 4,796 participants in this dataset have consented to join the NIHR BioResource. Genotyping data was produced using the Thermo Fisher Scientific Axiom Genotyping platform. The UK Biobank version 2 array design was used, content on this array has been added to allow for accurate DNA based identification of human blood group antigens.