Retrospective Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Daptomycin Used in Patients With Serious Gram-positive Infections
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
Daptomycin was approved since 2005 in Taiwan and have been studied and published in west countries. After review the published papers, the few data were described in the Asian countries or Taiwan. The objectives of this study are to evaluate the efficacy and safety of daptomycin for the treatment of Gram-positive infections under actual conditions of use, and to understand other information concerned with daptomycin prescription. This study represents an opportunity for acquiring real world data on daptomycin usage, and may provide physicians in Taiwan with the information of characteristic of the patients receiving daptomycin and to evaluate outcomes. It also provides a means to identify safety signals that emerge with clinical usage.
Serious Gram-positive Infections
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Retrospective Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy of Daptomycin Used in Patients With Serious Gram-positive Infections|
|Study Start Date:||February 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||April 2011|
This is a retrospective, non-comparative study, which will be performed after obtaining permission from the institutional review board. Patients with serious gram-positive infections who had received daptomycin from January 2009 and completed daptomycin therapy by the end of December 2010 will be screened, and patients who received ≥ 3 days of daptomycin will be identified eligible to be included. Eligible patients' medical records will be reviewed.
As this is a retrospective chart review, it is expected that informed consent will not be necessary. For patients' confidentiality concern, patients' name or chart number will not to be record in any part of Data Collection Form (APPENDIX 1). A patient identification number will be assigned to each patient included in this surveillance. A study coordinator at site will be identified, and hospital specific process will be utilized to identify patients. Information to be collected was shown on Data Collection Form (Appendix 1). After completing patient data collection, the efficacy and safety will be evaluated for the included cases.
|Taipei Medical University - WanFang Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Wen-Sen Lee||Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital|