Detection of Human Cytomegalovirus in the Saliva (FcrèchMV)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 30, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2008
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Limoges

Brief Summary:

Direct DNA amplification, viral isolation and specific antibody measurement in saliva

  1. From children in day care centers (samples collection will take place during a single week)
  2. From children coming at the emergency department of our hospital during a three months period.

Sample collection will be done by the pediatrician the nurse, or one of the authorized investigators of the study.

Condition or disease

Detailed Description:
Salivary collection kit. Collection of salivary at the internal face of the mooth. 3 swab for DNA research, 1 for antibodies research and 1 for virus isolation by cell growth.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 655 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Detection of Human Cytomegalovirus in the Saliva of 3 Month to 6 Year-Old Children in Day Care Centers : a Pilot Study.
Study Start Date : July 2007

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. One week trial of saliva sampling for cytomegalovirus detection in day-care centers.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of chidrens with CMV excretion among those coming at the Emergency department of Limoges teacher Hospital (CHU). Validation of the process from samples collection to interpretation of results

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 6 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
child aged from 3 month to 6 years in day care centers or in emergency department.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • parents consent
  • child aged from 3months to 6 years
  • child in day care centers or emergency department

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refuse of participation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00815802

Limoges, France, 87
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Limoges
Principal Investigator: Sophie ALAIN, MD University Hospital, Limoges Identifier: NCT00815802     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: I07017
First Posted: December 30, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 30, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Limoges:
Children in day care centers
cytomegalovirus excretion