Seropositivity and risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 infection in staff working in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic

Thomas A.J. Rowland, Heather Whitaker, Anna Jeffery-Smith, Nicola Lang, Kate Sendall, Rob McLaren, Kevin Brown, Mary Ramsay, Shamez Ladhani*, Maria Zambon

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-123
Number of pages40
JournalJournal of Infection
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2021

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
The authors would like to thank all those at the care homes for providing the data for this study ? in particular, the care home managers and the outbreak investigation team who organised the collection. We would also like to thank Lisa Choo, Ruth Parry, Catherine Ryan and Jacinta Santos for their assistance with the data extraction, and staff in the Virus Reference Division PHE Colindale for their assistance.


  • Antibody testing
  • COVID-19
  • Care home
  • Coronavirus
  • Nursing home
  • Risk factors
  • SARS-CoV-2

Cite this