Observational Trial of Hepatitis C Virus Infected Patients on Calcineurin Inhibitors

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 6, 2009
Last updated: December 9, 2014
Last verified: December 2014

Hepatitis C Virus is constantly evolving genetically, particularly in response to the immune system. This is an observational study to examine if immunosuppressants particularly calcineurin inhibitors taken by transplant patients in order to avoid organ rejection causes predictable changes in the genetics of this virus that might be important in order to treat it effectively.

Hepatitis C Virus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Further study details as provided by University of Wisconsin, Madison:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

viral RNA

Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2013
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

solid organ transplant patients


Inclusion Criteria:

  • HCV infected on immunosuppression
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00819026

United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53706
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Principal Investigator: Robert Striker University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00819026     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: UWisHCV-1
Study First Received: January 6, 2009
Last Updated: December 9, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis C
Digestive System Diseases
Flaviviridae Infections
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases

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