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Antibiotic Treatment for Infections of Short Term In-dwelling Vascular Catheters Due to Gram Positive Bacteria

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00037050
First Posted: May 15, 2002
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2009
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Information provided by:
Pfizer
  Purpose
This study will treat patients who have a short term central catheter that is thought to be infected with a specific bacteria (gram positive bacteria)

Condition Intervention Phase
Bacterial Infections Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Bacteremia Drug: Linezolid Drug: Vancomycin Drug: Oxacillin Drug: Dicloxacillin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Linezolid vs. Vancomycin/Oxacillin/Dicloxacillin in the Treatment of Catheter-Related Gram-Positive Bloodstream Infections

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The empiric treatment of patients with complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI) related to an indwelling catheter;
  • The empiric treatment of patients with gram-positive catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical efficacy of linezolid compared to vancomycin/oxacillin/dicloxacillin.2.Incidence of late metastatic sequelae associated with S. aureus infections in patients treated with linezolid

Enrollment: 739
Study Start Date: April 2002
Study Completion Date: July 2005
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Linezolid
    Other Name: Zyvox
    Drug: Vancomycin Drug: Oxacillin Drug: Dicloxacillin
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a central indwelling catheter with signs and symptoms of infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with tunneled catheter which cannot be removed.
  • Patients with evidence of endovascular infection including endocarditis.
  • Patients with infection of permanent intravascular devices.
  • Patients who have received more than 1 day of another antibiotic before enrollment.
  • Patients with HIV and low CD4 count.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00037050


Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00037050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M12600080
A5951060
First Submitted: May 14, 2002
First Posted: May 15, 2002
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Bacteremia
Sepsis
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Inflammation
Pathologic Processes
Vancomycin
Linezolid
Oxacillin
Dicloxacillin
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action