The SPRING Study: Severe acute resPiratory syndrome-Related coronavirus 2 prevalence In children and youNG adults in British Columbia

Overview

Acronym
SPRING
Website
SPRING
Investigators
  • Dr. Manish Sadarangani

    British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute

  • Dr. Bahaa Abu Raya

    University of British Columbia

  • Dr. Soren Gantt

    BC Children's Hospital

  • Dr. Laura Sauve

    BC Children's Hospital

  • Dr. Danuta Skowronski

    BC Centre for Disease Control

  • Dr. Mel Krajden

    BC Centre for Disease Control

Contacts
  • Dr. Manish Sadarangani

    British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2020
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
16,000
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
16,000
Supplementary information about number of participants
The final number is TBC - aiming for 2,500 in their first round and then up to 16,000, but that depends on the results from the first and subsequent batches and depends on seroprevalence estimates.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

SPRING population

Selection Criteria

Maximum age
24
Countries
  • Canada
Territory
British Columbia
Other Criteria
Resident of British Columbia at the time of the study

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment
Supplementary Information
Participants were recruited online and are asked to fill in an inquiry form online or to contact the study by email.

Sample Size

Number of Participants
16,000
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
16,000
Supplementary Information
The final number is TBC - aiming for 2,500 in their first round and then up to 16,000, but that depends on the results from the first and subsequent batches and depends on seroprevalence estimates.

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 SPRING - Survey 2020 Ongoing
1 SPRING - Sample 2020 Ongoing

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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Last Update: 2021-07-30 16:02