Assessment of Stability of Mail-in Capillary Hemoglobin A1c Test Kit

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 23, 2008
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Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the stability of capillary HBA1c blood samples collected by the participant with this kit and mailed to the laboratory at Children's Mercy Hospital.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
Participants are given home lab kit for obtaining HbA1c by capillary blood and shipping it to Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics. They will mail in sample before their next visit and this result will be compared to the HbA1c performed during this visit.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 23 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Assessment of Stability and Ease of Use of a Mail-in Capillary Blood Hemoglobin A!c Sample Kit
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008

Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained
Capillary blood

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Male and females, age 1-17, receiving care in the Endocrine clinic at Children's Mercy Hospital who require HbA1c for standard of care.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female diabetic patients ages 1-17 years who have an A1c test drawn within 24 hours
  • Participants receiving medical care in the Endocrine Clinic at Children's Mercy Hospital

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not meeting above inclusion criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00511030

United States, Missouri
Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Mercy Hospital Kansas City
Principal Investigator: Uttam Garg, PhD Children's Mercy Hospital

Responsible Party: Uttam Garg, PhD, Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics Identifier: NCT00511030     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07 06-084E
First Posted: August 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 23, 2008
Last Verified: July 2007

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