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Investigation of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Taiwan

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00946010
First Posted: July 24, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2011
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences of genotypes of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Taiwan.

Condition Intervention
Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Biological: blood sampling and abdominal sonography

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Investigation of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Taiwan

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • genotype and DNA level or RNA level of HBV and HCV virus [ Time Frame: once during Mar. 2008- Jan. 2011 ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
10ml blood was sampled and then serum was be retained.

Enrollment: 6228
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
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Biological: blood sampling and abdominal sonography
10cc blood sampling and abdominal sonography
Other Name: 10cc blood sampling and abdominal sonography

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is investigating the differences of genotypes and DNA level or RNA level of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in Taiwan.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   23 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
People Born before 1985/01/01 who live in Taiwan are HBV or HCV pateints.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Born before 1985/01/01
  • HBV or HCV carriers

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00946010


Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Study Chair: Jin-Chuan Sheu, M.D. P.H.D. National Taiwan University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946010     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 200801059R
First Submitted: April 1, 2008
First Posted: July 24, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
genotype
DNA level
RNA level
Taiwan

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections