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Evaluation of the Practice of Three Morning Sputa on Separate Days for Diagnosis of Mtb

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00212550
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New York University School of Medicine
  Purpose
Obtain sputum smears within one day to rule out TB

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary TB Procedure: Obtain standard three daily sputum samples vs. three samples on the first day for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB.

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of the Practice of Three Morning Sputa on Separate Days for Diagnosis of Mtb

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Further study details as provided by New York University School of Medicine:

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
TB diagnosis Procedure: Obtain standard three daily sputum samples vs. three samples on the first day for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB.
Sputum induction

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
TB patients
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All subjects admitted to Bellevue Hospital for evaluation of possible TB

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to produce spontaneous or induced sputum
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00212550


Locations
United States, New York
NYU School of Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Sponsors and Collaborators
New York University School of Medicine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rany Condos, MD NYU School of Medicine
  More Information

Responsible Party: New York University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00212550     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9250-04B
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 31, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections