CAVA study – COVID-19 Capillary And Venous blood Antibody testing study

Study code
NBR90

Lead researcher
Professor Nick Wareham

Study type
Participant re-contact

Institution or company
University of Cambridge

Speciality area
Infection

Summary

To determine whether dried blood spot samples of blood collected either by a finger-prick or by the novel OneDraw device, provides the same COVID-19 antibody test result as a blood sample taken from a vein in the arm in NIHR BioResource participants who are over the age of 18 years old and have previously been tested for COVID-19 antibodies and tested negative or positive.
https://www.mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk/research/studies/cava/