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Study Evaluating Piperacillin-Tazobactam on Certain Bacteria in Hematology and Oncology Units

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00167999
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2007
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  Purpose
To determine the value of increasing use of piperacillin/tazobactam as empiric therapy and restricting extended-spectrum cephalosporins in reducing the cases of ESBL producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in hematology and oncology units

Condition Intervention Phase
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections Escherichia Coli Infections Klebsiella Infections Drug: piperacillin-tazobactam Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Piperacillin-Tazobactam Use on the Prevalence Rate of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL) Producing Escherichia Coli and Klebsiella Pneumoniae in Hematology and Oncology Units.

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Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: February 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Eligible patients of either sex, 15 years of age or older
  • Patients who are admitted to the department of hematology and oncology
  • Provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have hypersensitivity to β-lactam antibiotics
  • Female who are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Any underlying conditions or non-infectious diseases that will be ultimately fatal within 30 days
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00167999


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 133-792
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00167999     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0910X-101676
First Submitted: September 11, 2005
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2007
Last Verified: March 2007

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Bacterial Infections

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Klebsiella Infections
Escherichia coli Infections
Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Tazobactam
Penicillanic Acid
Piperacillin
Piperacillin, tazobactam drug combination
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
beta-Lactamase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action


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