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The Influence of Hospital Environment on Eyes Infections in Medical Staff

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified March 2013 by Ziv Hospital
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ziv Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01817478
First received: March 18, 2013
Last updated: March 22, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
  Purpose

The investigators want to find out if there is any difference between the microbiotic flora lining the conjunctiva of medical staff that work in the hospital and others who do not work in the hospital.


Condition Intervention
Eye Infections
Other: microbiologic sample

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

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Further study details as provided by Ziv Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • significant difference in the bacterial flora of conjunctiva [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: medical staff Other: microbiologic sample

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy medical workers.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any ocular disease.
  • previous ocular surgery.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01817478

Contacts
Contact: Joseph Pikkel, M.D pikel.y@ziv.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Ziv Medical Center Recruiting
Safed, Israel
Contact: Otzem Chassid, M.D         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ziv Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Ziv Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01817478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0093-12-ZIV
Study First Received: March 18, 2013
Last Updated: March 22, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Ziv Hospital:
conjunctival flora

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Eye Infections
Infection
Eye Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 20, 2014