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New Novel Coronavirus Resource: standardised case report forms and database, an international resource to facilitate the collection of multi-site standardised clinical data on patients hospitalised with suspected or confirmed infection with 2019-nCoV.
Many groups associated with ERGO are proud to be working on the novel coronavirus outbreak. Just a few of their activities are highlighted below;
A case record form (CRF) designed to enable the collection of standardised clinical data has been made available by the International Severe Acute Respiratory and Emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC). ISARIC is a global federation of clinical research networks, providing a proficient, coordinated, and agile research response to outbreak-prone infectious diseases. ISARIC’s purpose is to prevent illness and deaths from infectious diseases outbreaks.
ERGO is also part of the Platform for European Preparedness Against (Re-)emerging Epidemics (PREPARE) consortium, an EU funded network for harmonized large-scale clinical research studies of infectious diseases. PREPARE have circulated the standardised collection tool for nCoV among the Multi-centre EuRopean study of MAjor Infectious Disease Syndromes (MERMAIDS) clinical network which includes more than 50 hospitals and primary care clinics in 12 European countries.