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Mastering Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance and Its Spread Into the Community-Healthcare Workers (MOSAR)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00773864
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2008 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : October 16, 2008
Last Update Posted : October 16, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Brief Summary:

Medical staff will be screened for MRSA and ESBL (including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff).

PURPOSE:

To define the carriage of, and risk factors for carriage of resistant organisms among healthcare employees of carriers of resistant bacteria.

To define activities of healthcare employees who likely to lead to dissemination of resistant bacteria in rehabilitation centers.


Condition or disease
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus ESBL

Detailed Description:

Detailed activity:

Medical staff will be screened for MRSA and ESBL (including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff).

Screening will be performed by obtaining nares and perirectal cultures. Nares cultures will be obtained by ward staff or research personnel who are experienced in performing this activity: a moisture swab will be applied gently to the distal part of both nares. Perirectal cultures, will be taken by swab, who will be applied to the perirectal area, either by staff as mentioned above, or will be given to the healthcare workers to perform by himself (with explanation on how to perform it).


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Mastering Hospital Antimicrobial Resistance and Its Spread Into the Community- the Role of Healthcare Workers
Study Start Date : October 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2014

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Healthcare employees) including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff) who work in the rehabilitation center [ Time Frame: 1 YEAR ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthcare employees) including: doctors, nurses, nurse aids, physical therapists, dietitians, Janitors and other medical staff) who work in the rehabilitation center
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care employees

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 years or less

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Contacts
Contact: yaffa LERMAN, MD 97252-4266910 yaffale@tasmc.health.gov.il

Locations
Israel
Tasmc Not yet recruiting
Tel-aviv, Israel, 64239
Contact: Yaffa lerman, md    97252-4266910    yaffale@tasmc.health.gov.il   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yehuda carmeli, MD MPH TASMC

Publications:
Responsible Party: yaffa lerman, MD, TASMC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00773864     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-08-YC-254-CTIL
First Posted: October 16, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
Healthcare employees who work in the rehabilitation center

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Staphylococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents