Assessment of potential risk factors of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection among health care personnel in a health care setting

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Protocol

Title

Assessment of potential risk factors of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection among health care personnel in a health care setting

Description

Protocol for MERS-CoV: This protocol outlines methods of an analytical epidemiological, virological and serological study involving staff working at a health care facility(ies) where an index patient infected with MERS-CoV virus is currently being or has been treated. (WHO)

Creator

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2019-01

Objectives

Using a standardized protocol such as the protocol described below, epidemiological exposure data and biological samples can be systematically collected and shared rapidly in a format that can be easily aggregated, tabulated and analyzed across many different settings globally. This is particularly important in the context of a novel respiratory pathogen. (WHO)

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Free Online; Copyright WHO, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0

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