Penn Vet Seeking Human Help for Canine Research

Want to help researchers determine if dogs can be trained to detect COVID-19 in humans?
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Penn Vet training dogs to sniff COVID-19

This study might help researchers identify a unique odor associated with COVID-19 infection and guide novel screening methods using canines.

The Penn Vet Working Dog Center is looking for humans in the United States tested for COVID-19 SAR-CoV2 by nasal swab or sputum test to assist in our research study to determine if dogs can detect COVID-19.

To fill out a short questionnaire and see if you are eligible to help, visit the Penn Vet Working Dog website and look for the item about working dogs and COVID, or you can click on this link: TAKE OUR SURVEY TODAY.

Penn Vet is seeking individuals over 18 years of age who either will be tested or have been tested and have received results (positive or negative) in the past 24 hours prior to participating in the study.

Eligible participants will be asked to complete a brief health survey, then eligible participants will be sent a cotton T-shirt to be worn one night while sleeping. The T-shirt will be packaged and shipped back to the Penn Vet Working Dog Center to be used in training and testing the dogs.

This study might help researchers identify a unique odor associated with COVID-19 infection and guide novel screening methods.

To fill out a short questionnaire and see if you are eligible to help, visit the Penn Vet Working Dog website and look for the item about working dogs and COVID, or click on this link: TAKE OUR SURVEY TODAY.

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