EBV Infection as a Risk Factor for PTLD in Pediatric and Adult Renal Transplant Recipients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00963248|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 21, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2015
In which stage of an EBV-infection is a selective reduction of immunosuppressive medication reasonable to minimize the risk for PTLD, without putting the transplant recipient at risk of acute rejection episodes due to under immunosuppression?
Aim of study:
Identification of patients at high-risk for PTLD.
|Condition or disease|
|Epstein-Barr Virus Infections|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||106 participants|
|Official Title:||Surveillance of EBV Infection as a Risk Factor for PTLD in Pediatric and Adult Renal Transplant Recipients - a Multicenter Prospective Study|
|Study Start Date :||July 2003|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2010|
- EB viral load, serology and EBV-specific T cell in pediatric (and adult) renal transplant recipients with or without clinical symptoms of EBV, PTLD etc. [ Time Frame: 9 years ]
Biospecimen Retention: Samples Without DNA
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|Heidelberg, Germany, 69120|
|Principal Investigator:||Burkhard Toenshoff, MD, PhD||University Children's Hospital of Heidelberg|