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

This study has been completed.
Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.
Information provided by:
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Identifier:
First received: February 15, 2006
Last updated: July 19, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
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

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 identifier: 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 Identifier: NCT00292851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RP#02-2075
Study First Received: February 15, 2006
Last Updated: July 19, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017