Dynamics of the SARS-Cov-2 outbreak in Conakry, Guinea

The seroprevalence surveys, taking place in Conakry, Guinea, will describe the dynamic of the epidemic in the city.

Primary objective: To describe the dynamics of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in the city of Conakry, represented by the evolution over time of seroprevalence stratified by age group (under 15 years, 15-39 years and 40 years or more)

Type of study: Observational, seroprevalence surveys

Treatment tested: N/A

Countries: Guinea

Number of sites: N/A

Sample size: 1400 per survey (5,200 in total)

Study participants:  General population, resident of selected households

Study status:  Not yet started

Principle investigators

  • Prof. Abdoulaye Toure, Centre de Recherche et de Formation en Infectiologie de Guinée, Conakry, Guinée
  • Dr Jean-François Etard, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpelier, France

More information


Last updated: September 2020


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