The development of a new point of care test will detect miR-122 and allow point of care diagnosis of paracetamol toxicity with the aim of improved patient stratification on presentation to hospital and, therefore, improve patient care.
The aim of the study is to establish a biobank of human serum samples from patients with paracetamol overdose to develop and test the performance of our point of care test. This is a prospective, observational cohort study of participants aged 16 years or over presenting to the ED/AMU aiming to recruit 326 participants.
The purpose of this study is to test a new vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, against COVID-19 in healthy volunteers.
The ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine has been developed in Oxford in an effort to protect healthy people from the pandemic. This study will evaluate the safety of the vaccine and its ability to generate an immune response against the virus.
This is a randomised trial. Participants will be randomly allocated to receive either the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine, or a Men ACWY (meningitus vaccine). Volunteers will not be told which vaccine they will receive.
Participants will be asked to return for 6 visits across 12 months to evaluate their health.
Across the UK the trial aims to recruit 10,260 volunteers.
If you are interested in taking part, please click on this link and complete the online questionnaire: https://www.covid19vaccinetrial.co.uk/participate-edinburgh
The purpose of this study is to test a new vaccine against COVID-19 in healthy volunteers.