Mastering Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance and Its Spread Into the Community-Healthcare Workers (MOSAR)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified October 2008 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00773864
First received: October 6, 2008
Last updated: October 15, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
  Purpose

Medical staff will be screened for MRSA and ESBL (including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff).

PURPOSE:

To define the carriage of, and risk factors for carriage of resistant organisms among healthcare employees of carriers of resistant bacteria.

To define activities of healthcare employees who likely to lead to dissemination of resistant bacteria in rehabilitation centers.


Condition
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
ESBL

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Mastering Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance and Its Spread Into the Community- the Role of Healthcare Workers

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Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Healthcare employees) including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff) who work in the rehabilitation center [ Time Frame: 1 YEAR ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: October 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Detailed activity:

Medical staff will be screened for MRSA and ESBL (including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff).

Screening will be performed by obtaining nares and perirectal cultures. Nares cultures will be obtained by ward staff or research personnel who are experienced in performing this activity: a moisture swab will be applied gently to the distal part of both nares. Perirectal cultures, will be taken by swab, who will be applied to the perirectal area, either by staff as mentioned above, or will be given to the healthcare workers to perform by himself (with explanation on how to perform it).

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Healthcare employees) including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff) who work in the rehabilitation center

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care employees

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or less
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00773864

Contacts
Contact: yaffa LERMAN, MD 97252-4266910 yaffale@tasmc.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Tasmc Not yet recruiting
Tel-aviv, Israel, 64239
Contact: Yaffa lerman, md    97252-4266910    yaffale@tasmc.health.gov.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yehuda carmeli, MD MPH TASMC
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: yaffa lerman, MD, TASMC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00773864     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-08-YC-254-CTIL
Study First Received: October 6, 2008
Last Updated: October 15, 2008
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
Healthcare employees who work in the rehabilitation center

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Staphylococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014