From SARS-CoV-2 infection to COVID-19. Study of viral kinetics and immune response to understand contagion and clinical evolution.

Margarida Fernandes Tavares

Principal Investigator

Integrated Member (Non-PhD)

Type of project:

National

Reference:

no ref

Participating institutions:

Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde; Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte.

Sources of financing:

Support Research 4 Covid-19 - FCT

Start date:

15/06/2020

(Predicted) End date:

15/12/2020

Total budget:

40.000,00€

Summary:

The longitudinal study will follow individuals with high-risk exposure to the virus and patients with COVID-19 (mild and severe), over approximately three months, to determine the period of contagion of the virus, its replication and viability and to identify its clinical and immunological determinants.