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NNAL Clearance in Hair and Urine (NNAL)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified March 2009 by University of Nebraska.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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University of Nebraska Identifier:
First received: March 17, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: March 2009
History: No changes posted
The purpose of the study is to investigate how long it takes for NNAL and cotinine, both specific markers of second hand tobacco smoke exposure to clear the human body.

Lung Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Elimination of NNAL and Cotinine From Hair and Urine

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Further study details as provided by University of Nebraska:

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy Caucasians and African Americans who are ready to quit smoking.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy caucasians and african americans 19 years of agae or above, how are ready to quit smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anyone who is not a caucasian or an african-american, below 19 years of age, and is currently taken prescription medication.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00863824

Contact: Chandran Achuatn, Ph.D. 402.559.8599

United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nebraska
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  More Information

Responsible Party: Gail Paulsen, UNMC Identifier: NCT00863824     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 121-09-EP
Study First Received: March 17, 2009
Last Updated: March 17, 2009

Keywords provided by University of Nebraska:
Second hand smoke
NNAL is a known lung carcinogen. So, we are studying an agent that can potentially cause lung cancer. processed this record on August 22, 2017