Short PeRiod IncideNce sTudy of Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SPRINT-SARI) in Australia

Academic Lead:Professor Andrew Udy
Deputy Director, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre
Clinical Lead: Dr Aidan Burrell
Intensive Care Consultant, Alfred Hospital
Registry Contact:Tony Trapani, Research Manager
Phone: +61 3 9903 0347
Purpose / Aims: SPRINT-SARI is an observational study in Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) more specifically COVID-19. SPRINT-SARI (Australia) collects COVID-19 data from the majority of Adult and Paediatric Australian ICUs. It supplies aggregate data to a number of Federal and State authorities to assist with modelling and resource allocation. SPRINT-SARI (Australia) also adds to the global information on COVID-19 via links to the International Severe Acute Respiratory and emerging Infection Consortium.
Population Captured: COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU.
Outcomes Collected:
  • clinical severity
  • hospital outcome
  • length of stay in ICU
  • length of stay in hospital
  • human resource utilisation
  • clinical resource utilisation
Year established:2017
Funding Source:Commonwealth of Australia Department of Health