Kinetics of Biomarkers in Acute Pyelonephritis
The objective of this study is to explore the kinetics of biomarkers in 30 adult female patients with uncomplicated acute pyelonephritis.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Kinetics of Procalcitonin, C-reactive Protein and Pyuria in Uncomplicated Pyelonephritis in Women: A Pilot Study|
- Blood and urine biomarkers (procalcitonin, C-reactive protein, SIGNATURE(TM) test, pyuria [ Time Frame: Daily till day 15. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||December 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||April 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
|Acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis|
We will measure c-reactive protein, procalcitonin, pyuria and a new blood biomarker (Signature TM) everyday till normalization of these markers in 30 adult female patients with uncomplicated acute pyelonephritis.
|Geneva University Hospitals|
|Geneva, Switzerland, 1211|
|Principal Investigator:||Olivier T Rutschmann, MD, MPH||University Hospital, Geneva|