Detection and Characterization of Lower Respiratory Infections in Critically Ill Patients

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified February 2014 by Asan Medical Center
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sang-Ho Choi, Asan Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01068990
First received: February 12, 2010
Last updated: February 24, 2014
Last verified: February 2014

February 12, 2010
February 24, 2014
March 2010
February 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Identification of etiology of pneumonia [ Time Frame: 7 day from the time of pneumonia diagnosis ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01068990 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Pneumonia-related death [ Time Frame: 1 month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Detection and Characterization of Lower Respiratory Infections in Critically Ill Patients
Detection and Characterization of Lower Respiratory Infections in Critically Ill Patients

This study is a prospective observation study for lower respiratory tract infections in medical intensive care unit. Microbiologic and clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with severe pneumonia in medical intensive care unit will be monitored and analyzed.

All patients admitting medical ICU will be monitored for pneumonia. Both community-acquired (including health-care associated pneumonia) and hospital-acquired pneumonia will be included. Collecting data will include patient demographic characteristics, clinical features, microbiological characteristics including molecular work, and outcome.

Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Patients admitting or admitted in medical ICU with pneumonia

Severe Pneumonia
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
300
February 2016
February 2016   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients admitting medical ICU with pneumonia
  • Medical ICU admitted patients who is developed new pneumonia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients already treated more than 48 hours for pneumonia in transferring hospital and no causative organism is isolated
Both
16 Years and older
No
Contact: Sang-Ho Choi, MD +82-2-3010-3304 sangho@amc.seoul.kr
Korea, Republic of
 
NCT01068990
AICUP
Yes
Sang-Ho Choi, Asan Medical Center
Asan Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Sang-Ho Choi, MD Asan Medical Center
Asan Medical Center
February 2014

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