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Diagnosis and Management of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified August 18, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) )
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00557726
First Posted: November 14, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) )
  Purpose
This protocol is being established to cover the admission of patients with inflammatory and/or infectious diseases which are not covered under previously existing protocols. The purpose of such a protocol is that frequently patients are referred to us with either diagnosed or undiagnosed illnesses which would be of interest to our teaching program or which would serve as a source of patients to subsequently be entered into established, ongoing protocol studies. Such patients will be admitted and handled according to accepted medical practice of diagnosis and treatment.

Condition
Infection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Diagnosis and Management of Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases

Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) ):

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: February 17, 1978
Detailed Description:
This protocol is being established to cover the evaluation of patients with inflammatory and/or infectious diseases which are not covered under previously existing protocols. The purpose of such a protocol is that frequently patients are referred to us with either diagnosed or undiagnosed illnesses which would be of interest to our teaching program or which would serve as a source of patients to subsequently be entered into established, ongoing protocols studies. Such patients are admitted to the protocol and handled according to accepted medical practice of diagnosis and treatment.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

    1. Known or suspected exposure to infection, as determined by the Principal Investigator OR presence of signs and symptoms of an infectious or inflammatory disease.
    2. Age range: 3 years of age and older.
    3. NIAID/LIR investigator who has an interest in the patient's illness and is willing to serve as attending physician to supervise the patient s medical care at NIH.
    4. Primary physician outside the NIH.
    5. Willingness to have samples stored, but this is not a condition for enrollment.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

1. Inability to sign informed consent or lack of designated Health Power of Attorney.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00557726


Contacts
Contact: Rosemary McConnell, R.N. (301) 761-6645 rosemary.mcconnell@fnlcr.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@mail.cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mary E Wright, M.D. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00557726     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 780023
78-I-0023
First Submitted: November 10, 2007
First Posted: November 14, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2017
Last Verified: August 18, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) ):
Inflammation
Infection
Fever

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Communicable Diseases
Infection