Severe Acute Respiratory Infection - Preparedness

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions:
    Severe Acute Respiratory Infection
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other Inclusion Criteria:
    At-Risk Cohort:
    1. Participants who are admitted to an acute care or intensive care unit with a clinical syndrome of lower respiratory tract infection suspicious for viral SARI
    2. Those who have fever, cough, AND radiographic infiltrates by imaging (chest x-ray, CT scan, etc.), OR SpO2 = 94% on room air OR requiring new supplemental oxygen (above baseline if preexisting) OR requiring invasive or non-invasive mechanical ventilation).
    Case Cohort:
    1. Participants who are admitted to an acute care or intensive care unit with a clinical syndrome of lower respiratory tract infection suspicious for viral SARI
    2. Those who have fever, cough, AND radiographic infiltrates by imaging (chest x-ray, CT scan, etc.), OR SpO2 = 94% on room air OR requiring new supplemental oxygen (above baseline if preexisting) OR requiring invasive or non-invasive mechanical ventilation).
    3. Confirmed viral cause for SARI by respiratory viral RT-PCR testing.

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

    1. Prisoners or wards of the state
    2. Participants unable to provide informed consent or lack of availability of legal surrogate
    3. Participants with "do not attempt resuscitation/do not intubate" status on admission



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