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Disease Burden of Pneumonia, Meningitis and Bacteremia Among Children in Japan: Pneumonet Japan

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer Identifier:
First received: September 19, 2008
Last updated: March 26, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, among infants and children in Japan and worldwideThis study plans to investigate the rate of invasive pneumococcal disease "IPD " and the rate of hospitalizations due to pneumonia in Okinawa and the Eastern half of Hokkaido Currently, only a limited information about pneumococcal disease burden is available in Japan.

Pneumococcal Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Epidemiological Surveillance Network Study To Assess the Disease of Pneumonia in Infants and Children in Japan

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 1.Describe the distribution of causal pathogen of meningitis and bacteremia 2.Estimate the hospital admission rate of pneumonia patients 3.Estimate the incidence rate of IPD 4.Describe the serotype distribution of S. pneumoniae [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 1.CFRof patients admitted with IPD and/or pneumonia. 2.Antibiotic resistance rate of S. pneumoniae 3.Risk factor distribution 4.Average duration of the hospitalization of patients with IPD, meningitis, and/or pneumonia. [ Time Frame: 2-3 years ]

Enrollment: 28511
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 60 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Infants and children less than 5 years of age living in Okinawa and Eastern Hokkaido.

Eligibility Criteria

- Children residing in the surveillance area(s) aged 28 days to <60 months with clinical suspicion of pneumonia, meningitis and bacteremia who were admitted to the hospital.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00757575

Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 085-0032
Naha City, Okinawa, Japan, 900-0034
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00757575     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0887X1-4424
Study First Received: September 19, 2008
Last Updated: March 26, 2012

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumococcal Infections
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections processed this record on August 16, 2017