Toggle menu


Start date:
November 2020
Main trial site:
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

FALCON is a multi-centre diagnostic study that aims to test the accuracy of a COVID viral detection test that hopes to lead to the development of a point-of-care diagnostic device.

Patients give two sets of samples, one swab and one swab and a saliva samples.  One of these samples sets is sent for the testing via the current standard, PCR, and the other is tested using mass spectrometry.

Research Team

Caroline Blackstock

AMU Senior Research Nurse

More EMERGE Trials

DASH Trial

DASH is a randomised clinical trial investigating a treatment to reverse the effects of blood-thinning medications.