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Table 3 Patient variables in the electronic case record form

From: Global molecular diversity of RSV – the “INFORM RSV” study



Site ID


Study ID




Visiting date



Age in months


Male / Female

Length of stay

< 24 h / > 24 h / Outpatient

Referring department

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit / General Paediatric Ward / Outpatient clinic (including Emergency Department)

RSV detection method

PCR / molecular point-of-care-test

RSV subtype

A / B

Storage temperature

-20 °C / -80 °C

Gestational age at birth

Calculated duration of pregnancy in weeks

Severe comorbidity

Congenital heart disease / Hematological malignancies / Neurological disease / Bronchopulmonary dysplasia / Other (specified in provided space)


Yes (exclusive) / No / Partial

Day care attendance

Yes / No

Current hay fever, asthma and/or eczema in either parent

Yes / No

Smoking in household

Yes / No

Other children in household under the age of 6

Yes / No