Infections in Pediatric Cancer Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00930267|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2009 by Hadassah Medical Organization.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 30, 2009
Last Update Posted : June 30, 2009
A prospective epidemiological study conducted in pediatric hematology oncology center in Hadassah medical center. The study will include all newly diagnosed pediatric cancer patients age 0-18 years admitted with fever during chemotherapy.
In each event of febrile episode during chemotherapy, the following data will be collected using a patient data form and computerized software.
Demographic data: age, gender, ethnicity. Clinical data: Underlying disease, immunizations, prophylactic antibiotics, presence of central venous catheter, intensity of chemotherapy, duration of fever, duration and severity of neutropenia, diagnosis of present event.
Imaging data Microbiological data Outcome The statistical analysis will be performed by an epidemiologist and statistician using the SPSS 12.0 software.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Official Title:||Epidemiology and Etiology of Infections in Pediatric Cancer Patients: A Prospective Study|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00930267
|Contact: Arik Tzukert, DMD||00 972 2 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Hadas Lemberg, PhD||00 972 2 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Dan Engelhard, MD||Hadassah Medical Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Diana Averbuch, MD||Hadassah Medical Center|