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Follow up of Autoantibodies in Active Tuberculosis

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 October 2007 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00551226
First Posted: October 30, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 30, 2007
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Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  Purpose
We have previoulsy shown that patients with active Tuberculosis develop a wide array of autoantibodies including rheumatoid factor, anti-CCP, Antinuclear facyor and anti Sm antibodies. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether the level of autoantibodies decrease after treatment aganist tuberculosis.

Condition
Tuberculosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Follow up of Autoantibodies in Active Tuberculosis

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Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Follow up after levels of autoantibodies [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Serum of patients

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2008
Groups/Cohorts
1
Patients with tuberculosis
2
Healthy controls

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients diagnosed with active tuberculosis who are currently receiving anti tuberculosis drugs
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Active Tuberculosis treated

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Ori Elkayam, M.D 97236973668 oribe14@netvision.net.il

Locations
Israel
Tel Aviv Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Tel Aviv, Israel, 64239
Contact: Ori Elkayam, M.D    97236973668    oribe14@netvision.net.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ori Elkayam, M.D Tel Aviv Medical Center
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00551226     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 314-07
First Submitted: October 27, 2007
First Posted: October 30, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 30, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
TB
Patients with tuberculosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tuberculosis
Latent Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Autoantibodies
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs