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QuickVue Influenza A+B Clinical Field Trial

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Quidel Corporation Identifier:
First received: June 22, 2007
Last updated: January 23, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
A comparative study of different swab types used for collection of specimens for rapid inluenza testing

Condition Intervention
Influenza Device: Swab Specimen Collection (QuickVue)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Comparison of Swab Types for Specimen Collection

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Further study details as provided by Quidel Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sensitivity and Specificity [ Time Frame: five months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sensitivity and Specificity [ Time Frame: Positive and Negative Predictive Values ]

Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects must have:

  • Fever (>38°C) (at time of visit or within the previous 48 hrs by history) and at least two of the following symptoms:

    • Chills/sweats
    • Cough
    • Dyspnea (labored, difficult breathing)
    • Fatigue
    • Headache
    • Myalgia (deep muscle aches)
    • Nasal congestion
    • Runny nose
    • Sore throat

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are undergoing treatment with antivirals, now or within the last 7 days cannot be included in this study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00491283

Australia, New South Wales
Sydney Airport Medical Centre
Mascot, New South Wales, Australia, 2020
Sponsors and Collaborators
Quidel Corporation
Principal Investigator: Andrew Keller, MD Sydney Airport medical Centre
  More Information Identifier: NCT00491283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CS-0119-08(B)
Study First Received: June 22, 2007
Last Updated: January 23, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on June 22, 2017