The purpose of CON-VINCE, the COvid-19 National survey for assessing VIral spread by Non-affected CarriErs conducted by the LIH (Luxembourg Institute of Health – www.lih.lu) in cooperation with the University of Luxembourg (www.uni.lu), the LCSB (Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine-www.lcsb.lu) and the IBBL (Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg – www.ibbl.lu) is to understand the prevalence of the COVID-19 (SARS-CoV2) infection in the Luxembourgish population so as to assess:
- the psychological impact of the lockdown, and
- the spread of the virus and the immune status (presence of antibodies) of citizens
so as to define an exit strategy and a gradual lifting of the lockdown.
As a partner in this study, the BioneXt LAB makes it human and technical resources available to test the participants who have been selected at the national level by the TNS-ILRES institute (www.tns-ilres.com) and to conduct analyses.
Have you been selected for this survey and received a questionnaire to complete with a voucher for the samples to be taken indicating the date and time of your appointment?
- You can go to the head office of the BioneXt LAB to undergo the procedure for your samples.
- You can call the Pickendoheem mobile service for a sampling at home if you are unable to travel.