Presence of IBD Specific Antibodies (ASCA, ALCA, ACCA, AMCA) in the Sera of Patients With Spondyloarthropathy

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2007 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
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First received: August 15, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2007
History: No changes posted

A relationship between IBD and spondyloarthropathy is well recognized. ASCA ( anti saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies)are considered to be a serological marker for Crohn's disease and have been studied in patients with spondyloarthropathy with conflicting results. More recently, new serological markers for IBD have been described. These markers are antibodies to certain defined glycans , and their use may permit an improved diagnosis of IBD.

The aim of our study is to investigate wether these new serological markers are present in the sera of patients with spondyloarthropathy.

Psoriatic Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Undifferentiated Spondyloarthropathy

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal

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Study Start Date: September 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, or undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00517101

Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: valerie aloush, MD Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00517101     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TAMSC-07-VA-318-CTIL 
Study First Received: August 15, 2007
Last Updated: August 15, 2007
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
inflammatory bowel disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Infectious
Arthritis, Psoriatic
Spondylitis, Ankylosing
Bone Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Spinal Diseases
Spondylarthritis processed this record on May 26, 2016