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Postencephalitic Symptoms After Tick Borne Encephalitis

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 July 2009 by University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00941590
First Posted: July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2009
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Information provided by:
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess clinical outcome in patients with tick borne encephalitis.

Condition
Central European Encephalitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postencephalitic Symptoms After Tick Borne Encephalitis

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Further study details as provided by University Medical Centre Ljubljana:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Objective sequelae and subjective symptoms in patients after tick borne encephalitis. [ Time Frame: 1 year follow-up. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of subjective symptoms between patients after tick borne encephalitis and control subjects without a history of tick borne encephalitis. [ Time Frame: 1 year follow-up. ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Patients with tick borne encephalitis.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with tick borne encephalitis
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • serologically proved tick borne encephalitis in patients > 15 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00941590


Contacts
Contact: Katarina Ogrinc, MD PhD +386 1 522 4217 katarina.ogrinc1@guest.arnes.si
Contact: Franc Strle, PhD MD +386 1 522 2110 franc.strle@kclj.si

Locations
Slovenia
UMC Ljubljana, Department of Infectious Diseases
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1525
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
Investigators
Study Chair: Franc Strle, MD PhD UMC Ljubljana
  More Information

Responsible Party: Katarina Ogrinc, University Medical Centre Ljubljana
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00941590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: POST-KME
First Submitted: July 16, 2009
First Posted: July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009

Keywords provided by University Medical Centre Ljubljana:
tick borne encephalitis
clinical outcome
postencephalitic symptoms

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Encephalitis
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Encephalitis, Arbovirus
Arbovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Tick-Borne Diseases
Encephalitis, Viral
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Flavivirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Infectious Encephalitis
Central Nervous System Infections