Association Between Cytokines and Severity of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)-Induced Illness in the Elderly
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00609635|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 6, 2009
This research study involves studying the genes that may affect how ill you become during respiratory infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). RSV is a virus that often causes common colds.
Cytokines are chemicals that are naturally made by your body. Cytokine levels are increased in some people when they have common colds or wheezing caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The purpose of this study is to study the genes that may control cytokine levels during infection with RSV in the elderly population.
|Condition or disease|
|Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Official Title:||The Association Between Cytokine Genotype Polymorphisms and Severity of RSV-Induced Illness in the Elderly|
|Study Start Date :||November 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||April 2009|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00609635
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Allegheny General Hospital|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15212|
|Principal Investigator:||Ritu Pabby, MD||West Penn Allegheny Health System|