Nationwide antibody study
on the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Multi-local and serial cross-sectional prevalence study on antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in Germany
The actual Seroprevalence Seroprevalence b> denotes the proportion of people in a population who test seropositive for a specific infectious agent, as measured by blood tests (serological tests). It is often reported as a weighted percentage of the total number of samples tested. of SARS-CoV-2 in the population is crucial to a possible Underreporting Under-coverage b> (statistical unit) denotes incomplete coverage in which only a more or less large part of a total is reached. Under-reporting of COVID case numbers is due to a failure to report by doctors or due to a non-doctor's visit (slight disease progression). to better understand infected people and to make decisions about possible continuation or termination of Interventions Interventions b> are planned and targeted measures to prevent or remedy the spread of cases and to contain negative consequences. and also the precise determination of Mortality rates Mortality rates b> also called mortality (mortality rate), is defined as the number of deaths during a certain period in relation to the population at risk. and to enable severe disease courses.