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The Effectiveness of Pasteurized Goat Milk in the Treatment of Childhood Oral Ulcer Diseases

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00333749
First Posted: June 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2009
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Information provided by:
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
  Purpose
Children with acute diseases with oral ulcers (not included PRESENTATIONS OF SLE, IBD or IMMUNOCOMPRMIZED STATES)will receive several doses (drinking or mouth rinsing) of either pasteurized goat milk or cow milk. Children will than be followed for length of the disease - signs and symptoms.

Condition Intervention Phase
Oral Ulcer Biological: Drinking or rinsing the mouth 2-3 times for 1 day Biological: Pasturlized cow milk Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 1 1 Study Assesing the Benefit of Pasteurized Goat Milk in Reducing Disease Severity of Young Children With Oral Ulcer Diseases

Further study details as provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Severity of disease [ Time Frame: 3 years ]
  • Length of disease [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
55 children < 5 years with acute oral ulcer disease.
Biological: Drinking or rinsing the mouth 2-3 times for 1 day
Placebo Comparator: 2
55 Children < 5 years with acute oral ulcer disease.
Biological: Pasturlized cow milk
Drinking or rinsing the mouth 2-3 times for one day.

Detailed Description:
A prospective randomized controlled study that will include 110 previously health 6months - 5 years children (55 in each group) with acute oral ulcer disease (< 48 hours). Children will receive several doses (drinking or mouth rinsing) of either pasteurized goat milk or cow milk. Children will than be followed for length of the disease - sings and symptoms by questioner to parents, and physical examination by there physicians. .
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 6 months or < 5 years.
  • Acute (< 48 hours) oral ulcer disease.
  • > 5 ulcers.
  • Cooperative parents .
  • Signing inform consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All types of immunosuppression, IBD, SLE, recurrent oral ulcer, disease > 48 hours, age , 6 < months or > 5 years.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00333749


Locations
Israel
Dan Miron
Afula, Israel, 18101
Sponsors and Collaborators
HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dan Miron, MD HaEmek Medicak Center, Afula, Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dan Miron MD, HaEmek Medical Center, Israel
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00333749     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3870505
First Submitted: January 13, 2006
First Posted: June 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2009
Last Verified: September 2009

Keywords provided by HaEmek Medical Center, Israel:
children

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ulcer
Oral Ulcer
Pathologic Processes
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases