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Staphylococcus Aureus Carriers Students Nursing Oxacillin Resistant

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified August 2007 by University of Sao Paulo.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 20, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2007
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Information provided by:
University of Sao Paulo
The Staphylococcus aureus is an important pathogen bacteria actuating as an agent of a wide variety of infections, such as the superficials to the disseminates ones, its commonly find into hospitals ambient, assailing mainly immunosupress patients. Around 30% to 50% of people carries this agent in their nasal bone as part of their normal flora, occuring larger in hospitals workers. The S. aureus is also known for its high capacity of developing resistance to various antibiotic. Facing these considerations, the importance of nursing precaution and the infections control inside hospitals ambient, the purpose of this present study aimed to verify the rates of carriers of S. aureus in nursing students and the connection with the hospitals time involvement during graduation in the Faculty de Medicine de Botucatu - UNESP, embracing the 4 years of graduation college.

Staphylococcal Infections

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by University of Sao Paulo:

Study Start Date: September 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 30 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students nursing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Students nursing with infection
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00518076

Contact: Eliane Patrícia Pereira 55(14)3811-6058 fliane24@yahoo.com.br

São Paulo State University Recruiting
Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil, 185618-000
Contact: Maria de Lourdes Ribeiro de Souza da Cunha    55(14) 3811-6058    cunhalr@ibb.unesp.br   
Principal Investigator: Eliane Pereira         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
Principal Investigator: Eliane Patrícia Pereira São Paulo State University
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518076     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OF.262/2006-CEP
First Submitted: August 16, 2007
First Posted: August 20, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by University of Sao Paulo:
Staphylococcus aureus carriers students nursing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Staphylococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections