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C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor for Airway Hyper-Responsiveness

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01002144
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2009
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Information provided by:
Rambam Health Care Campus
  Purpose
Background: Increased serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) has been associated with airway inflammation in asthma and may serve as a surrogate marker for the presence of airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR) in this set-up. This study was designed to evaluate the predictive value of hs-CRP for AHR assessed by metacholine challenge test (MCT), in adults with suspected Asthma.

Condition Intervention
Asthma Other: blood sampling

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: C-Reactive Protein as a Predictor for Airway Hyper-responsiveness

Further study details as provided by Rambam Health Care Campus:

Enrollment: 88
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
people with suspected asthma underwent metacholine chalange test.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • subjects that were referred to Metacholine challenge test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 18
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01002144


Sponsors and Collaborators
Rambam Health Care Campus
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mordechai Yigla, MD Rambam Health Care Campus
  More Information

Responsible Party: the sponsor is the principal investigator, Rambam Health Care Campus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01002144     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRPAHR - CTIL
First Submitted: September 30, 2009
First Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2009
Last Verified: October 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases