Chart Review of Outcome of Treatment for S. Aureus Bacteremia

This study has been completed.
Baylor College of Medicine
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VA Medical Center, Houston Identifier:
First received: March 16, 2006
Last updated: September 9, 2010
Last verified: September 2010

The purpose of this study is to review medical records at MEDVAMC in order to relate the outcome of bacteremic MRSA infection to the antibiotics selected for treatment.

Staphylococcus Aureus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Chart Review of the Outcome of Treatment for Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia

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Further study details as provided by VA Medical Center, Houston:

Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: July 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients with Staphylococcus aureus in a blood culture.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Staphylococcus aureus in a blood culture between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2005.

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00304902

United States, Texas
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Medical Center, Houston
Baylor College of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Daniel M Musher, M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston VA Medical Center
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Responsible Party: Nancy Logan, MA, VAMC Identifier: NCT00304902     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-18867
Study First Received: March 16, 2006
Last Updated: September 9, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by VA Medical Center, Houston:
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus
Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Pathologic Processes
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome processed this record on October 07, 2015