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UTMB Rapid Acquisition of Pre- and Post-Incident Disaster Data Protocol (UT-RAPIDD)

Research Protocol
Publicly Available, No Cost
04/08/2016
01/09/2023
Similar to the NIEHS Rapid Acquisition of Pre- and Post-Incident Disaster Data (RAPIDD) protocol, the UTMB RAPIDD (UT-RAPIDD) protocols main goal is to establish a human subject's research protocol for future research response before or following a natural or manmade disaster including floods, earthquakes, or chemical spills. A research registry of community members and/or first responders who live in close proximity to the disaster area will be created based on their exposure to the disaster. The protocol then provides the steps for collecting sociodemographic, health status, occupational exposure and lifestyle information from that cohort before or immediately following exposure to a disaster area. Additionally, the protocol outlines the collection, processing, and storage of biological samples that will be collected before or immediately after exposure to a disaster area. The UT-RAPIDDs primary goal is to have all steps of a research study completed prior to a disaster so that rapid implementation and data collection can occur. (keywords: fire, fires, wildfire, wildfires)

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    • Research Protocol
      • Chemical, Contamination or Release Event, Extreme Weather-Related Event, Geologic Event, Humanitarian Event, Infectious Disease Outbreak, Large-Scale Accident, Large-Scale Violence or Terrorism, Radiation, Contamination or Release Event
        • Extreme Weather-Related Event: Drought, Flood, Hurricane, Temperature, Tornado or Wind Storm, Wildfire
          • Geologic Event: Earthquake, Landslide, Volcanic Eruption
          • Biological or Infectious Agent, Chemical Agent, Physical or Violence Agent, Radiological Agent
            • Biological or Infectious Agent: Allergen, Bacteria, Mold/Fungus, Virus
              • Virus: Dengue, Ebola, H1N1, Influenza, SARS-CoV-2, SARS-CoV-1, MERS, West Nile Virus, Zika Virus
              • Chemical Agent: Air Pollutant, Asbestos, Hormone Disruptor or Hormone Mimic, Metal, Mixture, Nanomaterial, Pesticide/Herbicide/Fungicide
                • Air Pollutant: Carbon Monoxide, Ground Level Ozone, Particulate Matter, Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon
              • Physical or Violence Agent: Bomb or Improvised Explosive Device (IED), Debris, Noise

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