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Pitt County, ECU COVID Surveillance study

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE(s)

1) Assess changes in COVID-19 incidence, prevalence, and proportion of infections that are asymptomatic. 2) Assess adherence to mitigation guidance over time and impact of the pandemic on health and wellbeing. 3) Assess how COVID-19 incidence and prevalence differ by key demographic, socio-economic, health, and behavioral factors.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S)

Aaron Kipp

CONTACT
Aaron Kipp
kippa19@ecu.edu
TREATMENT/CLINICAL & LAB INVESTIGATION

Bi-weekly survey to document self-reported symptoms, bi-weekly NMT swabs for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing, monthly venous blood draws for SARS-CoV-2 Serology using Abbott Architect chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay.

POPULATION
Pitt county residents
FULL NAME OF DIAGNOSTIC TEST

Applied BioSystemsTaqPath COVID-19 Combo Kit Assay by ThermoFisher

Lab Used for Diagnostic Test
State Laboratory of Public Health
Full Name of Serology/Antibody Test
Lab Used for Serology/Antibody Test
Lab at Vidant Health
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