Swiss HIV Cohort Study

Overview

Acronym
SHCS
Website
SHCS
Investigators
Prof. Dr. med. Huldrych Günthard
University Hospital Zurich
Contacts
Katharina Kusejko
University Zurich

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
1988 -
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
21,283
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
19,415
Supplementary information about number of participants

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Scherrer AU, Traytel A, Braun DL, Calmy A, Battegay M, Cavassini M, Furrer H, Schmid P, Bernasconi E, Stoeckle M, Kahlert C, Trkola A, Kouyos RD, Tarr P, Marzolini C, Wandeler G, Fellay J, Bucher H, Yerly S, Suter F, Hirsch H, Huber M, Dollenmaier G, Perreau M, Martinetti G, Rauch A, Günthard HF, and the SHCS. Cohort profile update: The Swiss HIV Cohort Study (SHCS). International Journal of Epidemiology.

PUBMED 34363666

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Population

SHCS population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
18
Countries
  • Switzerland
Territory
Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne and Zurich, and two canton St Gallen and Ticino
Health Status

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Clinic patients
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
21,283
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
19,415

Data Collection Events

# Name Data sources Data sources - Biosamples Start End
0 SHCS - Registration
  • Questionnaires
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1988 (January) Ongoing
1 SHCS - Follow-up 1
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1988 (January) 1988 (June)
2 SHCS - Follow-up 2
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1988 (July) 1988 (December)
3 SHCS - Follow-up 3
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1989 (January) 1989 (June)
4 SHCS - Follow-up 4
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1989 (July) 1989 (December)
5 SHCS - Follow-up 5
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1990 (January) 1990 (June)
6 SHCS - Follow-up 6
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1990 (July) 1990 (December)
7 SHCS - Follow-up 7
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1991 (January) 1991 (June)
8 SHCS - Follow-up 8
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1991 (July) 1991 (December)
9 SHCS - Follow-up 9
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1992 (January) 1992 (June)
10 SHCS - Follow-up 10
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1992 (July) 1992 (December)
11 SHCS - Follow-up 11
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1993 (January) 1993 (June)
12 SHCS - Follow-up 12
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1993 (July) 1993 (December)
13 SHCS - Follow-up 13
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1994 (January) 1994 (June)
14 SHCS - Follow-up 14
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1994 (July) 1994 (December)
15 SHCS - Follow-up 15
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1995 (January) 1995 (June)
16 SHCS - Follow-up 16
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1995 (July) 1995 (December)
17 SHCS - Follow-up 17
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1996 (January) 1996 (June)
18 SHCS - Follow-up 18
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1996 (July) 1996 (December)
19 SHCS - Follow-up 19
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1997 (January) 1997 (June)
20 SHCS - Follow-up 20
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1997 (July) 1997 (December)
21 SHCS - Follow-up 21
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1998 (January) 1998 (June)
22 SHCS - Follow-up 22
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1998 (July) 1998 (December)
23 SHCS - Follow-up 23
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1999 (January) 1999 (June)
24 SHCS - Follow-up 24
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
1999 (July) 1999 (December)
25 SHCS - Follow-up 25
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2000 (January) 2000 (June)
26 SHCS - Follow-up 26
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2000 (July) 2000 (December)
27 SHCS - Follow-up 27
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2001 (January) 2001 (June)
28 SHCS - Follow-up 28
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2001 (July) 2001 (December)
29 SHCS - Follow-up 29
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2002 (January) 2002 (June)
30 SHCS - Follow-up 30
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2002 (July) 2002 (December)
31 SHCS - Follow-up 31
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2003 (January) 2003 (June)
32 SHCS - Follow-up 32
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2003 (July) 2003 (December)
33 SHCS - Follow-up 33
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2004 (January) 2004 (June)
34 SHCS - Follow-up 34
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2004 (July) 2004 (December)
35 SHCS - Follow-up 35
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2005 (January) 2005 (June)
36 SHCS - Follow-up 36
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2005 (July) 2005 (December)
37 SHCS - Follow-up 37
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2006 (January) 2006 (June)
38 SHCS - Follow-up 38
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2006 (July) 2006 (December)
39 SHCS - Follow-up 39
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2007 (January) 2007 (June)
40 SHCS - Follow-up 40
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2007 (July) 2007 (December)
41 SHCS - Follow-up 41
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2008 (January) 2008 (June)
42 SHCS - Follow-up 42
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2008 (July) 2008 (December)
43 SHCS - Follow-up 43
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2009 (January) 2009 (June)
44 SHCS - Follow-up 44
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2009 (July) 2009 (December)
45 SHCS - Follow-up 45
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2010 (January) 2010 (June)
46 SHCS - Follow-up 46
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2010 (July) 2010 (December)
47 SHCS - Follow-up 47
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2011 (January) 2011 (June)
48 SHCS - Follow-up 48
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2011 (July) 2011 (December)
49 SHCS - Follow-up 49
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2012 (January) 2012 (June)
50 SHCS - Follow-up 50
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2012 (July) 2012 (December)
51 SHCS - Follow-up 51
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2013 (January) 2013 (June)
52 SHCS - Follow-up 52
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2013 (July) 2013 (December)
53 SHCS - Follow-up 53
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2014 (January) 2014 (June)
54 SHCS - Follow-up 54
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2014 (July) 2014 (December)
55 SHCS - Follow-up 55
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2015 (January) 2015 (June)
56 SHCS - Follow-up 56
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2015 (July) 2015 (December)
57 SHCS - Follow-up 57
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2016 (January) 2016 (June)
58 SHCS - Follow-up 58
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2016 (July) 2016 (December)
59 SHCS - Follow-up 59
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2017 (January) 2017 (June)
60 SHCS - Follow-up 60
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2017 (July) 2017 (December)
61 SHCS - Follow-up 61
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2018 (January) 2018 (June)
62 SHCS - Follow-up 62
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2018 (July) 2018 (December)
63 SHCS - Follow-up 63
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2019 (January) 2019 (June)
64 SHCS - Follow-up 64
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2019 (July) 2019 (December)
65 SHCS - Follow-up 65
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2020 (January) 2020 (June)
66 SHCS - Follow-up 66
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2020 (July) 2020 (December)
67 SHCS - Follow-up 67
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2021 (January) 2021 (June)
68 SHCS - Follow-up 68
  • Questionnaires
  • Physical measures
  • Biosamples
  • Administrative databases
  • Blood
2021 (July) Ongoing

Participating Studies

Acronym Name Study design Countries

Harmonization Initiatives Included

Acronym Name

Datasets

Name Data Collection Events Variables

Areas of Information Collected

Socio-demographic and economic characteristics
Death
Lifestyle and behaviours
Physical measures and assessments
Birth, pregnancy and reproductive health history
Laboratory measures
Perception of health, quality of life, development and functional limitations
Cognition, personality and psychological measures and assessments
Diseases
Life events, life plans, beliefs and values
Symptoms and signs
Preschool, school and work life
Medication and supplements
Social environment and relationships
Non-pharmacological interventions
Physical environment
Health and community care services utilization
Administrative information

Variables Content Summary

Areas of Information Collected
No Areas of Information Collected
No Scales Collected
Areas of Information Collected per per Population and Data Collection Event
No Areas of Information Collected
No Scales Collected

Networks

Acronym Name Harmonization Initiatives Individual Studies
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