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Monitoring Patients for Developing Communicable and Opportunistic Infections and for Responding to Therapy

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES (NIAID) · Dec 9, 2002

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Trial Information

Current as of June 14, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Communicable Infection Monitoring Non Invasive Tests Opportunistic Infection

Description

Patients are exposed to infectious agents regularly, regardless of their immunologic status. Traditionally clinicians have decided to institute prophylaxis based on epidemiologic factors, skin test (i.e. PPD), or immunologic parameters. A quantitative and specific method that is non-invasive, such as quantitative PCR, would be desirable to more precisely define those who would benefit from prophylaxis. Similarly, when patients develop disease and are being treated, quantitative, non-invasive techniques are needed to assess response to therapy. This project is designed to develop and test qu...

Gender

All

Eligibility criteria

  • Patients older than 18 years of age.
  • Ability to give informed consent.
  • No medical contraindication to phlebotomy.
  • Epidemiologically at risk for tuberculosis or for an opportunistic infection.
  • Patients who can identify a responsible health care provider as someone willing to provide clinical information and to receive medically important information.

Attachments

readout_NCT00001477_2024-06-14.pdf

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NCT00001477_study_protocol.pdf

4.5 MB

About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Bethesda, Maryland, United States

People applied

Timeline

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Trial launched

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Estimated completion

Not reported

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