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PPD Size and Mycobacteria Tuberculosis ELISPOT in Children Who Have Received BCG in Neonate Period

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00172783
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
To investigate the size of PPD and TB specific ELISPOT among children between 3m/o and 15 y/o . Calculate the normal range of age specific PPD size in children who recieved BCG at new-born period.

Condition
Tuberculosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: PPD Size and Mycobacteria Tuberculosis ELISPOT in Children Who Have Received BCG in Neonate Period

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 460
Study Start Date: June 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2005
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: A healthy child with the age between 3 month to 15 year, who has received BCG in the first month of life as schedule, without history of exposure of tuberculosis. -

Exclusion Criteria: Children not received his BCG within one month after birth, immunodeficiency, received steroid or immunosuppresant within 6 weeks, severe infection within 6 weeks, received life vaccine within 6 weeks

  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Li-Ming Huang, PHD 886-2-23123456 ext 5139 lmhuang@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Contact: Li-Ming Huang, MD, PHD    886-2-23123456 ext 5139    lmhuang@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Principal Investigator: Pei-Chun Chan, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Study Chair: Li-Ming Huang, MD, PHD National Taiwan University Hospital, Pediatrics
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00172783     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 940201
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: June 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
TB
PPD
ELISPOT
BCG

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections