Myriad RBM is calling on the Austin, Texas community to recruit people who have tested positive for COVID-19 to donate blood for COVID-19 research.

SARS-CoV-2 is the infectious virus that causes the COVID-19 disease. It is a highly infectious respiratory disease with no current treatment regimen or vaccine.

Research into understanding and identifying the human immune responses to the SARS-CoV-2 infection is critical in our efforts to advance scientific discoveries to protect public health. Crucial to these efforts is the collection of blood from SARS-CoV-2 positive patients.

Official Title

RBM-SARS-20-101; RBM SARS-CoV-2 Donor Pool

Summary

The purpose of this study is to develop and test:

  • Antibody detection on the Luminex platform for biomarker assays (ex. Serology testing)
  • TruCulture products that can be utilized as a tool for vaccine and therapy clinical research needs for COVID-19

Details

  • Blood will be used for clinical research needs directly related to the development and testing of SARS-CoV-2 products
  • Donors will be compensated $100 gift card for each donation

Location

Myriad RBM, 3300 Duval Rd, Austin, TX 78759

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Pass Myriad RBM pre-screening criteria
  • Provide a copy of your positive COVID-19 test result (diagnostic PCR test report)

Download the pre-screening form and send a copy of it and your positive test results to CovidDonor@myriadrbm.com

If you have any questions with the form, send a notice to CovidDonor@myriadrbm.com