Data for: "Boosting understanding of Lassa Fever virus epidemiology: field testing a novel assay to identify past Lassa Fever virus infection in blood and oral fluids of survivors and unexposed controls in Sierra Leone"

Bower, H, Akpogheneta, O, Kanneh, Z, Jusu, B, Kanneh, L, Alhasan, F, Gbakie, M and Shieffelin, J. 2020. Data for: "Boosting understanding of Lassa Fever virus epidemiology: field testing a novel assay to identify past Lassa Fever virus infection in blood and oral fluids of survivors and unexposed controls in Sierra Leone". [Online]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.00001992.

Bower, H, Akpogheneta, O, Kanneh, Z, Jusu, B, Kanneh, L, Alhasan, F, Gbakie, M and Shieffelin, J. Data for: "Boosting understanding of Lassa Fever virus epidemiology: field testing a novel assay to identify past Lassa Fever virus infection in blood and oral fluids of survivors and unexposed controls in Sierra Leone". [Internet] LSHTM Data Compass. London, United Kingdom: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine; 2020. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.00001992.

Bower, H, Akpogheneta, O, Kanneh, Z, Jusu, B, Kanneh, L, Alhasan, F, Gbakie, M and Shieffelin, J (2020). Data for: "Boosting understanding of Lassa Fever virus epidemiology: field testing a novel assay to identify past Lassa Fever virus infection in blood and oral fluids of survivors and unexposed controls in Sierra Leone". [Data Collection]. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.00001992.

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Description of data capture Participants were interviewed face to face using a standardised questionnaire after which oral Fluid and blood samples were collected. Samples were analysed in a laboratory in Sierra Leone by study staff.
Data capture method Questionnaire: Fixed form
Data Collection Period
FromTo
May 2019September 2019
Date (Completed) 15 December 2020
Geographical area covered
North LatitudeEast LongitudeSouth LatitudeWest Longitude
9.07137-10.15287.05366-13.3553
Language(s) of written materials English
Data Creators Bower, H, Akpogheneta, O, Kanneh, Z, Jusu, B, Kanneh, L, Alhasan, F, Gbakie, M and Shieffelin, J
Associated roles Grant, D (Co-Investigator), Tedder, R (Co-Investigator), Dicks, S (Co-Investigator), Ijaz, S (Co-Investigator) and Edem-Hotah, J (Co-Investigator)
LSHTM Faculty/Department Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Research Group Uk Public Health Rapid Support Team
Participating Institutions London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Public Health England, Sierra Leone National Lassa Fever Unit, Kenema General Hospital, Kenema, Sierra Leone, Faculty of Nursing, University of Sierra Leone, Freetown
Funders
ProjectFunderGrant NumberFunder URI
Lassa Oral Fluid Assay ProjectDHSC ODA via UK Public Health Rapid SupportRST3_03https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/research/centres-projects-groups/uk-phrst
Depositor Hilary Bower
Date Deposited 16 Dec 2020 16:51
Last Modified 16 Mar 2021 17:16
Publisher London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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Description: Lassa Fever Oral Fluid ELISA Assay dataset - consult codebook for information

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Filename: Lassa_Oral_Fluid_InfoSheet-LF_survivor.pdf

Description: Lassa Virus Survivor Participant Information Sheet

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Filename: Lassa_Oral_Fluid_InfoSheet-unexposed.pdf

Description: Lassa Virus Control Participant Information Sheet

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Description: LASSA Field Validation Study Protocol (February 2019)

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Description: Eligibility check and questionnaire for survivor and control participants (MS Word format)

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