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Invasive Fungal Infections Surveillance Initiative

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00177944
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2013
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Collaborator:
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pittsburgh
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to optimize the management of patients treated for invasive fungal infections by establishing a real-time, continuous clinical data base that will capture and monitor trends in the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of invasive fungal infections; reflect routine clinical management of patients with invasive fungal infections in order to evaluate treatment and provide a rationale for future treatment paradigms; and allow physicians to assess adherence to institutional clinical practice guidelines, validate current standardized definitions for patients with invasive fungal infections and promote change where appropriate.

Condition
Fungal Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Invasive Fungal Infections Surveillance Initiative

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Further study details as provided by University of Pittsburgh:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • outcome after invasive fungal infection [ Time Frame: 60 days post infection ]
    outcome after invasive fungal infection


Enrollment: 172
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
patients with funal infections

Detailed Description:
Gender, height, weight, ethnicity, antifungal treatment, fungal colonization, laboratory results, past medical history, invasive fungal infection diagnosis, medications, outcomes
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with funal infections
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with a diagnosis of proven or probable invasive fungal infection . This includes patients with proven or probable invasive mold infections as well as patients with proven candidemia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with a diagnosis of possible invasive fungal infection . This includes patients with possible mold infections as well as patients with possible candidemia.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00177944


Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fernanda Silveira, MD University of Pittsburgh
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00177944     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB # 0503062
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by University of Pittsburgh:
invasive fungal infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
Communicable Diseases
Mycoses
Invasive Fungal Infections