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Frequency of Parasite Infection in Hyraxes and Sandflies During Outbreak of Leishmania Tropica Epidemic in The West Bank

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00737386
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2011 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : August 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization

Brief Summary:
The objective of the project is to study the pathogenesis of Leishmania tropica infection in a focus of infection, to learn about relationship of infection in humans with ecological factors such as infection in hyraxes reservoir hosts and vector sandflies

Condition or disease
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 600 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : September 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Leishmaniasis
U.S. FDA Resources




Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained
Blood samples


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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
People living on regullar basis in Peduel (the site of current leishmania tropica epidemic)with and without cutaneous signs of leishmania infection
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • People living on regular basis in Peduel (the site of current leishmania tropica epidemic)with and without cutaneous signs of leishmania infection

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
Israel
Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization

Responsible Party: David Enk, Professor, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00737386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: leishpeduel-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: August 19, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 16, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Leishmania tropica
Hyrax
Sandfly

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Euglenozoa Infections
Protozoan Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Skin Diseases, Parasitic
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases