Overview

  • Collaborating with diagnostic companies Cepheid and Beckman Coulter to: 
    1. support analyses of hematology parameters to identify viral signatures (e.g., influenza versus COVID)
    2. evaluate CT values relating viral load to illness severity for COVID
    3. evaluated Cepheid’s recently FDA cleared rapid COVID test to determine clinical impact of having a rapid test across our 3 Baltimore area Emergency Departments
  • Systematic data collection and curation for patients under investigation (PUI) and COVID+ patients coming through Johns Hopkins Hospital 
  • Modeling to support Emergency Department physician disposition decision-making for PUI/COVID patients

 


Investigators

Scott Levin, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University

Jeremiah Hinson, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Johns Hopkins University