Antimicrobial Resistance of Bacteria in Burn Patients

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Identifier:
First received: November 19, 2008
Last updated: January 6, 2014
Last verified: January 2014

The purpose of this study is to test the resistance of pathogenic bacteria in infected tissues of burn patients to various antimicrobials and enzyme debriders.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analyzing the Antimicrobial Resistance Profile of Bacterial Isolates Obtained From Severely Burned Patients

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Types of bacteria [ Time Frame: 28 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Bacterial isolates of infected burn wounds

Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: November 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Burn Wounds
Patients with burn wounds

Detailed Description:

Bacteria that is present in infected burn wounds will be isolated and identified. The isolates will be tested for resistance to commercially available antimicrobials.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients with open,unhealed,burn wounds


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females of any age
  • Have open, unhealed wounds(s) that will be cultured per standard of care
  • Subject or authorized representative provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent not provided or able to be obtained
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00794742

United States, Texas
University Medical Center
Lubbock, Texas, United States, 79415
Sponsors and Collaborators
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Principal Investigator: John Griswold, M.D. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Identifier: NCT00794742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TTUHSC-L09-014
Study First Received: November 19, 2008
Last Updated: January 6, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions processed this record on April 16, 2014