Study of Human Botulism Immunoglobulin in Infants With Botulism
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004401|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2015
OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the safety of human botulism immune globulin (BIG) in patients with infant botulism by monitoring side effects (e.g., rash, fever, hypotension, and anaphylaxis).
II. Assess the efficacy of BIG in these patients by monitoring disease severity, incidence of complications (respiratory arrest, aspiration, pneumonia, etc.), and length of hospital stay.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Infant Botulism Botulism||Drug: botulism immune globulin|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is an open label, multicenter study. Patients should begin therapy within 72 hours of hospital admission, but may receive human botulism immunoglobulin (BIG) in certain circumstances after 72 hours. Patients receive (BIG) IV. Patients are monitored for side effects, disease severity, complications, and length of hospital stay.
Patients are followed at 2 weeks after treatment, then every 4 weeks for 6 months.
Completion date provided represents the completion date of the grant per OOPD records
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Study Start Date :||January 1998|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 1998|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004401
|United States, California|
|California Department of Health Services|
|Berkeley, California, United States, 94704-1011|
|Study Chair:||Stephen S. Arnon||California Department of Health Services|