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CoviTact

Start date:
14/12/2020
Main trial site:
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

The CoviTact trial aims to collect saliva samples from COVID positive and negative patients in order to evaluate a new assay developed to detect the presence of SARS-COVID 2.

Samples are collected as part of ongoing studies and will be tested using the novel assay and via PCR.

Research Team

Julia Grahamslaw

Lead Research Nurse

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