Hemolysis in Blood Samples in the ER

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01815931
First received: March 19, 2013
Last updated: November 8, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
  Purpose

In this study, we aim to identify risk factors for hemolysis in blood samples drawn in the ED.


Condition
Hemolysis
Emergency Service, Hospital
Emergencies
Blood Specimen Collection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Geneva:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemolysis rate [ Time Frame: 1 day ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 2800
Study Start Date: June 2013
Study Completion Date: October 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
ED patients

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All adult (> 16 y) patients admitted in the emergency departement during the study period

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 16 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In vivo hemolysis
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Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital, Geneva
Geneva, GE, Switzerland, 1211
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Olivier T. Rutschmann, MD, MPH, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01815931     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SU-032013
Study First Received: March 19, 2013
Last Updated: November 8, 2013
Health Authority: Switzerland: Ethikkommission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Hemolysis
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes

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