The Vanderbilt FluTES Study
Physicians and researchers in the Department of Health Policy at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying the transmission of the influenza virus within households.
Have you tested positive for the flu today?
If you have, a researcher may contact you about participating in the study.
Who is eligible for the study?
Researchers are looking for people who fit the following criteria:
- Tested positive for the flu.
- Have had symptoms for less than four (4) days.
- Live with someone who is not yet sick.
- Individuals whose family is willing to fill out a diary and swab their noses daily for about a week.
Households will be compensated for their time at the end of participation.
Who are the researchers participating in the study?
The following researchers are helping collect information and assist participants in the study. These individuals may request to enter your home as part of the study process.