KSHV Infection in Blood Donors From Texas

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00006310
First received: September 28, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: March 2005
  Purpose

To determine the seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV/HHV8) in blood donors from Texas. Also to examine the donors' demographic characteristics and to characterize the KSHV using polymerase chain reaction.


Condition
Blood Donors
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Blood Transfusion
Herpesvirus, Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated
Sarcoma, Kaposi
HIV Infections

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: April 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2004
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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00006310

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Investigator: Shou-Jiang Gao University of Texas
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Publications:

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006310     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 918
Study First Received: September 28, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Sarcoma, Kaposi
Sarcoma
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 11, 2014