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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
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University Medical Centre Ljubljana Identifier:
First received: July 16, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2009
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to assess clinical outcome in patients with tick borne encephalitis.

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)
Patients with tick borne encephalitis.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • serologically proved tick borne encephalitis in patients > 15 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00941590

Contact: Katarina Ogrinc, MD PhD +386 1 522 4217
Contact: Franc Strle, PhD MD +386 1 522 2110

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

Responsible Party: Katarina Ogrinc, University Medical Centre Ljubljana Identifier: NCT00941590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: POST-KME
Study First Received: July 16, 2009
Last Updated: July 16, 2009

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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 processed this record on May 24, 2017