Covid-OzGenetics Research Consortium

The Australian COVID and Long-COVID Genetics Research Project

Unravelling the Long Covid mystery

Take Part

What is the purpose of the research?

  • To determine if there is a genetic and/or environmental link as to why some people experience severe symptoms and others have mild symptoms of Covid-19 infection.

What does participation in this research involve?

  • Providing informed consent.
  • Completing a short 10-minute online questionnaire at 4 time-points on your symptoms and severity of your Covid-19 infection as well as your recovery.
  • Completing a Lifestyle and Environmental Risk Factors Questionnaire.
  • Provide a biological (blood) sample for genetic analysis and biomarkers.

Take Part

Who can participate?

  • Any person living in Australia who has or suspected to have had Covid- 19 test and is 18 years of age and over.

Will I get paid?

  • On completion of the initial questionnaire and once we have received your biological sample you will¬†receive a $80 gift card for reimbursement of your time, travel, parking and other expenses that you may have incurred as a result of participating.
  • On receipt of the follow up questionnaires and your biological samples you will receive a $40 gift card for reimbursement of costs associated with participating in the follow up time points.

Watch how this study could lead to new treatments by understanding why there are differences in the severity of symptoms between Covid-19 patients.

PROCEED TO PARTICIPATE

I confirm that I have had Covid-19

*Note: If you would like to participate in this research project as a Control (have not had Covid-19), please contact the research team to express your interest.
Ph: 07 3346 2089
Email: covidozgen@uq.edu.au