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An Evaluation Of Respiratory Samples for Staphylococcus Resistance PatternsS (MRSA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00754273
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 17, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 23, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
To determine the prevalence of MRSA isolates with marginal susceptibility to vancomycin or heteroresistance.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcal Aureus Pneumonia Other: etest susceptability testing

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1250 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Prospective Evaluation Of Protected Alveolar Lavage (PAL) Staphylococcus Aurues Resistance Patterns
Study Start Date : September 2008
Primary Completion Date : July 2010
Study Completion Date : July 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Pneumonia
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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
1
PAL samples collected for pneumonia evaluation
Other: etest susceptability testing
E-test methodology is performed on all MRSA samples using standardized inoculum (0.5 McFarland) for Tigecycline, Vancomycin, Teicoplanin, and Linezolid. E test is performed using heavy inoculum for Vancomycin and Teicoplanin (2.0 McFarland).


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Determine the prevalence of PAL hetero-VISA within MRSA isolates using vancomycin E-tests and contrast this with E-tests for teicoplanin, linezolid and tigecycline. [ Time Frame: 1 time ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Determine the sensitivity and specificity of automated susceptibility testing for PAL MRSA for vancomycin and alternative agents teicoplanin, linezolid and tigecycline by comparing automated sensitivity testing to E-test results. [ Time Frame: 1 time ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
One hundred consecutive isolates of MRSA will be analyzed.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Isolates of MRSA from PAL samples

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00754273


Locations
United States, Kentucky
University of Kentucky Medical Center
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40536
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Kentucky
Pfizer
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andrew C. Bernard, M.D. University of Kentucky
More Information

Responsible Party: Andrew Bernard, M.D., University of Kentucky Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00754273     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-0775-P6H
First Posted: September 17, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 23, 2011
Last Verified: March 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumonia
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections