Co-Infection of NTM in Patients With Smear Positive Pulmonary TB

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00567151
First received: December 2, 2007
Last updated: June 20, 2009
Last verified: June 2009
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to elucidate the prevalence of nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) co-infection in patients with smear positive pulmonary TB. To detect the NTM co-infection, we will perform duplex PCR targeted for mycobacterial hsp 65 gene using sputa. In addition, the clinical significance of this co-infection will be evaluated.


Condition
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Detection of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial co-Infection Using Duplex PCR for Mycobacterial Hsp 65 Gene and Its Clinical Significance in Patients With Smear Positive Pulmonary Tuberculosis

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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Sputa with positive AFB smear


Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients visited Seoul National University Hospital

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • New patients with pulmonary TB
  • Sputum AFB smear-positivity

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non-applicable
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Locations
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jae-Joon Yim, MD Seoul National Univeristy Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Jae-Joon Yim/Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00567151     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-0711-022-225, Non-applicable
Study First Received: December 2, 2007
Last Updated: June 20, 2009
Health Authority: South Korea: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tuberculosis
Coinfection
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Infection
Virus Diseases
Parasitic Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections

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