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LocationType DNA RNA Peptide Protein Morphology Cell count/
volume
Other*
Amniotic Fluid Bodily Fluid 2 2 0 1 0 0 0
Aqueous Humor Bodily Fluid 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bile Bodily Fluid 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
Blood Bodily Fluid 217 213 169 648 180 355 636
Bone Marrow Bodily Fluid 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Breast Milk Bodily Fluid 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Bronchial Lavage Bodily Fluid 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
Buffy Coat Bodily Fluid 13 7 1 8 0 10 5
Cerebrospinal Fluid Bodily Fluid 5 3 9 21 1 4 7
Cord Blood Bodily Fluid 0 1 1 6 1 15 2
Feces Bodily Fluid 14 11 0 8 0 4 4
Nasal cavity Bodily Fluid 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Nasopharynx Bodily Fluid 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Other Bodily Fluid 0 4 0 1 0 1 0
Pericardial Fluid Bodily Fluid 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Peritoneal Fluid Bodily Fluid 3 2 0 0 0 1 0
Plasma Bodily Fluid 193 143 120 428 110 124 377
Pleural Fluid Bodily Fluid 6 3 0 0 0 1 0
Saliva Bodily Fluid 30 15 5 16 1 7 12
Semen Bodily Fluid 4 7 0 1 1 1 0
Serum Bodily Fluid 46 72 130 368 22 56 339
Small Bowel Bodily Fluid 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sputum Bodily Fluid 1 5 0 1 1 0 0
Synovial Fluid Bodily Fluid 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
Tears Bodily Fluid 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Urine Bodily Fluid 17 19 14 99 11 61 94
Vitreous Humor Bodily Fluid 1 0 1 3 1 0 1
Adenoid Cells/Tissue 2 1 0 2 1 0 0
Adipose Cells/Tissue 0 11 0 6 8 1 1
Adrenal Gland Cells/Tissue 10 12 0 9 13 1 0
Aorta Cells/Tissue 0 0 1 2 1 0 0
Appendix Cells/Tissue 3 1 0 3 3 0 1
Bile Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Bladder Cells/Tissue 18 17 0 15 7 1 0
Blood Cells/Tissue 14 19 0 16 3 34 2
Blood Vessel Cells/Tissue 0 2 0 4 2 0 0
Bone Cells/Tissue 13 6 1 9 8 1 1
Bone Marrow Cells/Tissue 10 9 0 14 10 3 0
Brain Cells/Tissue 43 74 0 45 29 1 6
Breast Cells/Tissue 121 114 2 191 92 7 3
Breast Lavage Cells/Tissue 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Bronchial Lavage Cells/Tissue 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
Buccal Cells/Tissue 31 0 0 0 0 1 1
Cartilage Cells/Tissue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cervix Cells/Tissue 28 17 0 11 13 0 0
Colorectal Cells/Tissue 100 86 2 70 49 2 3
Cord Blood Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 0 16 1
Ear Cells/Tissue 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Endometrium Cells/Tissue 11 6 2 9 7 0 0
Esophagus Cells/Tissue 14 12 0 17 12 0 0
Eye Cells/Tissue 1 3 0 2 1 1 0
Fallopian Tube Cells/Tissue 2 4 0 2 4 0 0
Feces Cells/Tissue 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Gall Bladder Cells/Tissue 4 7 0 5 5 0 0
Gastric Fluid Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Hair Cells/Tissue 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Head and Neck Cells/Tissue 6 6 0 4 1 0 0
Heart Cells/Tissue 13 19 0 7 9 0 0
Kidney Cells/Tissue 52 64 6 40 33 3 1
Larynx Cells/Tissue 4 1 0 3 0 0 0
Lip Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
Liver Cells/Tissue 68 76 2 46 41 4 7
Lung Cells/Tissue 100 83 4 70 54 6 2
Lymph Node Cells/Tissue 55 47 0 45 36 1 0
Muscle (Skeletal) Cells/Tissue 7 16 0 13 15 0 0
Nasal cavity Cells/Tissue 1 16 0 4 0 1 0
Nasopharynx Cells/Tissue 5 29 0 5 1 1 0
Nerve Cells/Tissue 5 5 0 4 1 1 0
Not specified Cells/Tissue 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
Oral Cavity Cells/Tissue 8 15 0 5 3 1 0
Other Cells/Tissue 12 22 0 12 10 0 0
Ovary Cells/Tissue 39 39 2 30 19 1 0
Pancreas Cells/Tissue 23 21 0 32 26 2 0
Parathyroid Gland Cells/Tissue 1 2 1 3 2 0 0
Pericardial Fluid Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Peritoneal Fluid Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Pituitary Gland Cells/Tissue 0 1 1 3 3 0 0
Placenta Cells/Tissue 10 9 1 12 7 0 2
Plasma Cells/Tissue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pleural Fluid Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
Prostate Cells/Tissue 33 45 2 56 45 3 2
Red Blood Cells Cells/Tissue 6 4 4 60 24 55 73
Saliva Cells/Tissue 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
Salivary Gland Cells/Tissue 4 4 0 5 4 0 0
Skin Cells/Tissue 39 32 0 37 26 1 0
Small Bowel Cells/Tissue 14 16 0 18 16 1 0
Spinal Cord Cells/Tissue 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Spleen Cells/Tissue 28 24 0 25 21 0 1
Sputum Cells/Tissue 1 5 0 0 0 0 0
Stomach Cells/Tissue 43 32 1 41 28 0 1
Testis Cells/Tissue 5 13 0 7 8 0 0
Thymus Gland Cells/Tissue 4 4 0 3 2 0 0
Thyroid Gland Cells/Tissue 25 30 1 22 22 0 0
Tongue Cells/Tissue 5 3 0 3 1 0 0
Tonsil Cells/Tissue 21 20 1 39 22 1 1
Tooth Cells/Tissue 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Trachea Cells/Tissue 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Urine Cells/Tissue 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uterus Cells/Tissue 24 23 1 29 31 0 0
Vagina Cells/Tissue 9 1 1 1 1 0 0
Vulva Cells/Tissue 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
White Cells Cells/Tissue 23 25 1 14 2 29 3
* Other analytes includes Carbohydrate, Electrolyte/metal, Gas, Glycoprotein, Lipid, Lipoprotein, Small molecule, Steroid