Assessment of Flocked Swabs for the Identification of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2007 by Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00527852
First received: September 10, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

This is a study to to compare traditional fibre wound swabs to more recently developed flocked swabs for the identification of Group A streptococcal pharyngitis in children presenting to a children's emergency department.


Condition Intervention
Group A Streptococcus Pharyngitis
Device: Flocked swab

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Identification of Group A streptococcus via culture of organism

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Need for a bacterial throat culture
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00527852

Contacts
Contact: David M Goldfarb, MD, FRCPC 613-737-7600 ext 2651 dgoldfarb@cheo.on.ca
Contact: Robert Slinger, MD, FRCPC 613-737-7600 ext 2651 slinger@cheo.on.ca

Locations
Canada, Ontario
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Emergency Department Recruiting
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H8L1
Contact: Ron K Tam, MD, FRCPC, FAAP    613-737-7600 ext 2318    rtam@cheo.on.ca   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Investigators
Principal Investigator: David M Goldfarb, MD FRCPC Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Division of Infectious Disease
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00527852     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07/59X
Study First Received: September 10, 2007
Last Updated: September 10, 2007
Health Authority: Canada: Ministry of Health & Long Term Care, Ontario

Keywords provided by Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario:
Flocked swab
Group A streptococcus

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pharyngitis
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Stomatognathic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014