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Study Evaluating the Etiology of Intra-Abdominal Infections

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer Identifier:
First received: October 21, 2005
Last updated: August 31, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The aim of this study is to define the etiology of intra-abdominal infections, to study the role of Enterococcus spp and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in these infections and to clarify the need for specific enterococcal antimicrobial coverage.

Intra-abdominal Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Study of the Etiology of Intra-Abdominal Infections

Further study details as provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Intra-abdominal fluid

Estimated Enrollment: 340
Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2004
Primary Completion Date: December 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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
Surgery units

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A case will be defined as an intra-abdominal abscess or peritoneal fluid culture that will be positive for enterococcus or an enterococcal bacteriemia in association with an intra-abdominal source of infection.
  • A control will be defined as a culture-positive intra-abdominal infection or bacteriemia due to an intraabdominal focus where enterococci have not been isolated.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00244088

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Principal Investigator: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information Identifier: NCT00244088     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 101316
Study First Received: October 21, 2005
Last Updated: August 31, 2009

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Abdominal infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
Intraabdominal Infections processed this record on May 25, 2017