Journal article icon

Journal article

Standardization of clinical assessment and sample collection across All PERCH study sites

Abstract:

Variable adherence to standardized case definitions, clinical procedures, specimen collection techniques, and laboratory methods has complicated the interpretation of previous multicenter pneumonia etiology studies. To circumvent these problems, a program of clinical standardization was embedded in the Pneumonia Etiology Research for Child Health (PERCH) study.Between March 2011 and August 2013, standardized training on the PERCH case definition, clinical procedures, and collection of laborat...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1093/cid/cix077

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
More from this funder
Name:
Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Scott, JAG
Grant:
098532
More from this funder
Name:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Grant:
48968 to the International Vaccine Access Center, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
64
Issue:
S3
Pages:
S228-S237
Publication date:
2017-05-27
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pmid:
28575355
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:702114
UUID:
uuid:cc23a0fb-6a17-41da-a217-34ba012898bd
Local pid:
pubs:702114
Source identifiers:
702114
Deposit date:
2017-09-11

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP