Facilitated By

San Antonio Medical Foundation

PCR and antibody screening for SARS-CoV2 in the SNPRC rhesus macaque colony

Texas Biomedical Research Institute


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Principal Investigator(s)
Kaushal, Deepak
Funded by
National Institutes of Health
Research Start Date

The major goal of this project is to screen the U42 macaque colony at the SNPRC for SARS-CoV-2 virus and viral antibodies to mitigate the risks to both staff and the nonhuman primate colonies associated with COVID-19 and to help minimize any risk to HIV research using U42 funded Indian-origin rhesus macaques.

Collaborative Project
Basic Research
Infectious Disease