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A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Refined Methods to Mitigate Indoor Allergens in North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts Homes

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00344344
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
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Information provided by:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)
  Purpose
A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Refined Methods to Mitigate Indoor Allergens in North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts Homes

Condition
Hypersensitivity

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Refined Methods to Mitigate Indoor Allergens in North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts Homes

Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):

Estimated Enrollment: 88
Study Start Date: October 19, 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 11, 2006
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

To be eligible for the study, each home must:

  1. have a home occupant who intends to live at the same address for at least 6 months;
  2. have a home occupant live at the house full time;
  3. have a home occupant that is at least 21 years of age;
  4. have at least one bedroom with wall to wall carpeting.
  5. Yield dust collected during the screening visit that contains combined Der f I plus Der p I allergen levels of greater than or equal to 10 ug/gram dust.

    For the intervention arm only:

  6. home occupant must have an adult at home during the study visits on weekdays over the six month period that the study is ongoing.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Homes will be excluded from this study if any of the inclusion criteria are not met.

Indoor Dust Mite Allergen:

Must have a home occupant who intends to live at the same address for at least 6 months; live at the house full time; be at least 21 years of age; have at least one bedroom with wall to wall carpeting; yield dust collected during the screening visit that contains combined Def fl plus Der pl allergen levels of greater than or equal to 10 ug/gram dust.

For Intervention arm only - home occupant must have an adult at home during the study visits on weekdays over the six month period that the study is ongoing.

Indoor Cockroach Allergen:

Must have a home occupant that intends to live at the same address for at least 6 months; live in the house full time; be at least 21 years of age; have moderate to severe cockroach infestation as evidenced by occupant self-reports of cockroach sightings and by sticky trap assessment that yield a combined total sticky trap count of 50-250 cockroaches.

For intervention arm only - home occupant must have an adult at home during most of the weekdays over the six month period that the study is ongoing.

  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00344344


Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00344344     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 999901016
01-E-N016
First Submitted: June 23, 2006
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 2, 2017
Last Verified: September 11, 2006

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC):
Asthma
Cockroach
Dust Mite
Extermination
Targeted Cleaning
Allergy
Prevention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases