Efficacy of Zinc in the Treatment of Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00198666
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2004
History: No changes posted

September 12, 2005
September 12, 2005
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Duration of severe symptoms
Same as current
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Time to recovery from severe pneumonia
Same as current
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Efficacy of Zinc in the Treatment of Pneumonia
Efficacy of Zinc in the Treatment of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Children Less Than 2 Years of Age

This study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of zinc supplementation in the treatment of children under the age of two years who have been hospitalized with severe pneumonia.

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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pneumonia
Drug: Zinc
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Coles CL, Bose A, Moses PD, Mathew L, Agarwal I, Mammen T, Santosham M. Infectious etiology modifies the treatment effect of zinc in severe pneumonia. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Aug;86(2):397-403.

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Completed
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • children under two years old hospitalized with Pneumonia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • healthy children
Both
up to 23 Months
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00198666
H.22.03.01.06.A2
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Principal Investigator: Mathuram Santosham, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
November 2004

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