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Blown Nasal Secretion Measurements in Rhinosinusitis: Repeatability and Validity Compared to Nasal Lavage

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 16, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2011
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Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.
Information provided by:
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
To process blown nasal secretions from subjects with rhinosinusitis and to obtain a specimen by nasal lavage. To investigate the reliability and validity of the measurements we will determine their repeatability and compare them with those of nasal lavage in the same subjects.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Repeatability and Validity of Measurements in Blown Nasal Secretion in Patients With Rhinosinusitis

Further study details as provided by St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton:

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: July 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with rhinitis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients suffering from rhinitis with our without sinusitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • unable to provide blown nasal sample
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00292851

Canada, Ontario
Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph's Healthcare
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 4A6
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Frederick E Hargreave, MD McMaster University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Frederick Hargreave, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton/McMaster University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00292851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RP#02-2075
First Submitted: February 15, 2006
First Posted: February 16, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases