CPS has organized a large-scale study of population immunity to novel coronavirus infection COVID-19. To date, participated 8168 residents of the three pilot regions of Russia, reported on website Department.

the Study was conducted in June in St.-Petersburg, Tyumen region and Khabarovsk Krai. The experiment involved adults and children, the presence or absence of the disease was not taken into account.

Experts examined the serum of blood taken from persons aged one year to 70 years and older. For the laboratory studies used the test-system based on enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA), registered in the prescribed manner.

the Department explained that the data on the state of population immunity needed to develop forecast of development of the epidemiological situation. Also it will be used for planning of interventions for the prevention COVID-19.

Earlier it was reported that antibodies to a coronavirus found in 20% of Muscovites who passed the testing. As Deputy mayor Anastasia Rakova, in the third stage of the research involved about 90 thousand residents.

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