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Procalcitonin in Pleural Pleuritis

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens Identifier:
First received: November 10, 2009
Last updated: June 8, 2016
Last verified: June 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine pleural level of procalcitonin in differents situations of pleuritis.

Condition Intervention
Pleural Empyema
Other: pleural level of procalcitonin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation de la Mesure du Taux de la Procalcitonine Dans Les Liquides Pleuraux

Further study details as provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens:

Enrollment: 34
Study Start Date: October 2009
Study Completion Date: February 2011
Primary Completion Date: February 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
patients with pleuritis Other: pleural level of procalcitonin
no intervention

Detailed Description:

Determine pleural level of procalcitonin in pleuritis. Two periods First period evaluation in vitro study/ Determine adequat technique included type of samples tubes for adequat analysis.

Second periods : Patient with pleuritis . Empyema or not


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with pleuritis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pleuritis
  • Hospitalisation

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01011881

CHU Amiens
Amiens, France, 80000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens
  More Information

Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens Identifier: NCT01011881     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PI09-DR-DOUADI
Study First Received: November 10, 2009
Last Updated: June 8, 2016

Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Amiens:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Empyema, Pleural
Pathologic Processes
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections processed this record on May 25, 2017