PGS Sample Set (PSS): PSS009639

Phenotype Non-fasting serum lipid levels were measured using the Cobas Integra 400 Plus Chemistry analyser, an automated analyser that employs four different technologies: absorption photometry, fluorescence polarization immunoassay, immune-turbidimetry, and potentiometry for accurate analysis. LDL-C were measured using the homogeneous enzymatic colorimetric assays
Sample Ancestry Sub-Saharan African (South Africans)

Sample Numbers

Total number
2,569 individuals
Detailed numbers
42.9% Male samples
Age of Study Participants Mean : 33.1 [18.0, 48.2] years
Number of Cohort(s) 1
Sample gender distribution


Cohort Short Name Cohort Full Name Previous/other/additional names (e.g. sub-cohorts)
SAZ South African Zulu Durban Diabetes Study (DDS) and the Durban Diabetes Case Control study (DCC)