A data management plan for this project was submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov) with the information below.

Enhancing U.S. Surveillance of Laboratory Confirmed SARS-CoV-2, Influenza, and other Respiratory Viruses through a Network of Emergency Departments

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Project description

This emergency department (ED) surveillance network comprises 24 nodes represented by site investigators at hospital systems in 21 states and the District of Columbia. This work is funded by a contract from the Centers for Disease Control with Wayne State as the prime. The goal of the network is to identify patients who present with acute respiratory illness (e.g. cough or fever). The network report demographic data, vaccination status as identified in the medical record, medical history, viral and other laboratory testing results as well as admission and 30 day outcomes

Planned outputs

Epidemiology of acute respiratory illnesses in the US

Descriptive data on the viral positivity rate broken down by demographic characteristics

Frequency of venous thromboembolism in patients with viral syndromes

Report the 30 day incidence of VTE in patients stratified by viral test resultsĀ 

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