Postencephalitic Symptoms After Tick Borne Encephalitis

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2009 by University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 17, 2009
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University Medical Centre Ljubljana

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess clinical outcome in patients with tick borne encephalitis.

Condition or disease
Central European Encephalitis

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Postencephalitic Symptoms After Tick Borne Encephalitis
Study Start Date : July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Encephalitis

Patients with tick borne encephalitis.

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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. ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): 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

Responsible Party: Katarina Ogrinc, University Medical Centre Ljubljana Identifier: NCT00941590     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: POST-KME
First Posted: July 17, 2009    Key Record Dates
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, 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