Since December 2019, a new agent, the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus has been rapidly spreading from China to other countries causing an international outbreak of respiratory illnesses named COVID-19. In France, the first cases have been reported at the end of January with more than 60000 cases reported since then. A significant proportion (20-30%) of hospitalized COVID-19 patients will be admitted to intensive care unit. However, few data are available for this special population in France. We conduct a large observational cohort of ICU suspected or proven COVID-19 patients that will enable to describe the initial management of COVID 19 patients admitted to ICU and to identify factors correlated to clinical outcome.
Other: No intervention
- Patients admitted to ICU for suspected or proven SARS-Cov-2 infection, defined by positive SARS-Cov-2 PCR or CT scan images
- Patient > or= 18 years
- Patient study refusal
- Patient already enrolled in the present study
- Patient with respiratory illness with negative COVID-19 CT scan images and negative COVID_19 PCR
Nimes University Hospital