Chart Review of Outcome of Treatment for S. Aureus Bacteremia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 20, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 10, 2010
Baylor College of Medicine
Information provided by:
VA Medical Center, Houston

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Staphylococcus Aureus

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 120 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Chart Review of the Outcome of Treatment for Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteremia
Study Start Date : February 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Nancy Logan, MA, VAMC Identifier: NCT00304902     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-18867
First Posted: March 20, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2010
Last Verified: September 2010

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes