Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort

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Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology : The Danish COVID-19 Cohort. / Pottegård, Anton; Kristensen, Kasper Bruun; Reilev, Mette et al.

In: Clinical epidemiology, Vol. 12, No. 12, 2020, p. 875-881.

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Pottegård, A, Kristensen, KB, Reilev, M, Lund, LC, Ernst, MT, Hallas, J, Thomsen, RW, Christiansen, CF, Sørensen, HT, Johansen, NB, Støvring, H, Christensen, S, Kragh Thomsen, M, Husby, A, Voldstedlund, M, Kjær, J & Brun, NC 2020, 'Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort', Clinical epidemiology, vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 875-881. https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S257519

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Pottegård, A., Kristensen, K. B., Reilev, M., Lund, L. C., Ernst, M. T., Hallas, J., Thomsen, R. W., Christiansen, C. F., Sørensen, H. T., Johansen, N. B., Støvring, H., Christensen, S., Kragh Thomsen, M., Husby, A., Voldstedlund, M., Kjær, J., & Brun, N. C. (2020). Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort. Clinical epidemiology, 12(12), 875-881. https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S257519

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Pottegård A, Kristensen KB, Reilev M, Lund LC, Ernst MT, Hallas J, Thomsen RW, Christiansen CF, Sørensen HT, Johansen NB, et al. 2020. Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort. Clinical epidemiology. 12(12):875-881. https://doi.org/10.2147/CLEP.S257519

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Pottegård A, Kristensen KB, Reilev M, Lund LC, Ernst MT, Hallas J et al. Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort. Clinical epidemiology. 2020;12(12):875-881. doi: 10.2147/CLEP.S257519

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Pottegård, Anton ; Kristensen, Kasper Bruun ; Reilev, Mette et al. / Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology : The Danish COVID-19 Cohort. In: Clinical epidemiology. 2020 ; Vol. 12, No. 12. pp. 875-881.

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title = "Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology: The Danish COVID-19 Cohort",
abstract = "Background: To facilitate research on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a prospective cohort of all Danish residents tested for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark is established.Data Structure: All Danish residents tested by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reactions (RT-PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark are included. The cohort is identified using the Danish Microbiology Database. Individual-level record linkage between administrative and health-care registries is facilitated by the Danish Civil Registration System. Information on outcomes related to SARS-CoV-2 infection includes hospital admission, intensive care unit admission, mechanical ventilation, and death and is retrieved from the five administrative Danish regions, the Danish National Patient Registry, and the Danish Register of Causes of Death. The Patient Registry further provides a complete hospital contact history of somatic and psychiatric conditions and procedures. Data on all prescriptions filled at community pharmacies are available from the Danish National Prescription Registry. Health-care authorization status is obtained from the Danish Register of Healthcare Professionals. Finally, selected laboratory values are obtained from the Register of Laboratory Results for Research. The cohort is governed by a steering committee with representatives from the Danish Medicines Agency, Statens Serum Institut, the Danish Health Authority, the Danish Health Data Authority, Danish Patients, the Faculties of Health Sciences at the Danish universities, and Danish regions. The steering committee welcomes suggestions for research studies and collaborations. Research proposals will be prioritized based on timeliness and potential clinical and public health implications. All research protocols assessing specific hypotheses for medicines will be made publicly available using the European Union electronic Register of Post-Authorisation Studies.Conclusion: The Danish COVID-19 cohort includes all Danish residents with an RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2. Through individual-level linkage with existing Danish health and administrative registries, this is a valuable data source for epidemiological research on SARS-CoV-2.",
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language = "English",
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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Existing Data Sources in Clinical Epidemiology

T2 - The Danish COVID-19 Cohort

AU - Pottegård, Anton

AU - Kristensen, Kasper Bruun

AU - Reilev, Mette

AU - Lund, Lars Christian

AU - Ernst, Martin Thomsen

AU - Hallas, Jesper

AU - Thomsen, Reimar Wernich

AU - Christiansen, Christian Fynbo

AU - Sørensen, Henrik Toft

AU - Johansen, Nanna Borup

AU - Støvring, Henrik

AU - Christensen, Steffen

AU - Kragh Thomsen, Marianne

AU - Husby, Anders

AU - Voldstedlund, Marianne

AU - Kjær, Jesper

AU - Brun, Nikolai C

N1 - © 2020 Pottegård et al.

PY - 2020

Y1 - 2020

N2 - Background: To facilitate research on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a prospective cohort of all Danish residents tested for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark is established.Data Structure: All Danish residents tested by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reactions (RT-PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark are included. The cohort is identified using the Danish Microbiology Database. Individual-level record linkage between administrative and health-care registries is facilitated by the Danish Civil Registration System. Information on outcomes related to SARS-CoV-2 infection includes hospital admission, intensive care unit admission, mechanical ventilation, and death and is retrieved from the five administrative Danish regions, the Danish National Patient Registry, and the Danish Register of Causes of Death. The Patient Registry further provides a complete hospital contact history of somatic and psychiatric conditions and procedures. Data on all prescriptions filled at community pharmacies are available from the Danish National Prescription Registry. Health-care authorization status is obtained from the Danish Register of Healthcare Professionals. Finally, selected laboratory values are obtained from the Register of Laboratory Results for Research. The cohort is governed by a steering committee with representatives from the Danish Medicines Agency, Statens Serum Institut, the Danish Health Authority, the Danish Health Data Authority, Danish Patients, the Faculties of Health Sciences at the Danish universities, and Danish regions. The steering committee welcomes suggestions for research studies and collaborations. Research proposals will be prioritized based on timeliness and potential clinical and public health implications. All research protocols assessing specific hypotheses for medicines will be made publicly available using the European Union electronic Register of Post-Authorisation Studies.Conclusion: The Danish COVID-19 cohort includes all Danish residents with an RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2. Through individual-level linkage with existing Danish health and administrative registries, this is a valuable data source for epidemiological research on SARS-CoV-2.

AB - Background: To facilitate research on severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a prospective cohort of all Danish residents tested for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark is established.Data Structure: All Danish residents tested by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reactions (RT-PCR) for SARS-CoV-2 in Denmark are included. The cohort is identified using the Danish Microbiology Database. Individual-level record linkage between administrative and health-care registries is facilitated by the Danish Civil Registration System. Information on outcomes related to SARS-CoV-2 infection includes hospital admission, intensive care unit admission, mechanical ventilation, and death and is retrieved from the five administrative Danish regions, the Danish National Patient Registry, and the Danish Register of Causes of Death. The Patient Registry further provides a complete hospital contact history of somatic and psychiatric conditions and procedures. Data on all prescriptions filled at community pharmacies are available from the Danish National Prescription Registry. Health-care authorization status is obtained from the Danish Register of Healthcare Professionals. Finally, selected laboratory values are obtained from the Register of Laboratory Results for Research. The cohort is governed by a steering committee with representatives from the Danish Medicines Agency, Statens Serum Institut, the Danish Health Authority, the Danish Health Data Authority, Danish Patients, the Faculties of Health Sciences at the Danish universities, and Danish regions. The steering committee welcomes suggestions for research studies and collaborations. Research proposals will be prioritized based on timeliness and potential clinical and public health implications. All research protocols assessing specific hypotheses for medicines will be made publicly available using the European Union electronic Register of Post-Authorisation Studies.Conclusion: The Danish COVID-19 cohort includes all Danish residents with an RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2. Through individual-level linkage with existing Danish health and administrative registries, this is a valuable data source for epidemiological research on SARS-CoV-2.

KW - Covid-19

KW - Database

KW - Epidemiology

KW - Follow-up

KW - Prognosis

KW - Prospective cohort

KW - SARS-CoV-2

KW - SYSTEM

KW - prognosis

KW - epidemiology

KW - follow-up

KW - database

KW - prospective cohort

KW - HEALTH

U2 - 10.2147/CLEP.S257519

DO - 10.2147/CLEP.S257519

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 32848476

VL - 12

SP - 875

EP - 881

JO - Clinical Epidemiology

JF - Clinical Epidemiology

SN - 1179-1349

IS - 12

ER -