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Detection and Characterization of Lower Respiratory Infections in Critically Ill Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01068990
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 17, 2010
Last Update Posted : January 10, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sang-Ho Choi, Asan Medical Center

Brief Summary:
This study is a prospective observation study for lower respiratory tract infections in medical intensive care unit. Microbiologic and clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with severe pneumonia in medical intensive care unit will be monitored and analyzed.

Condition or disease
Severe Pneumonia

Detailed Description:
All patients admitting medical ICU will be monitored for pneumonia. Both community-acquired (including health-care associated pneumonia) and hospital-acquired pneumonia will be included. Collecting data will include patient demographic characteristics, clinical features, microbiological characteristics including molecular work, and outcome.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Detection and Characterization of Lower Respiratory Infections in Critically Ill Patients
Study Start Date : March 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : February 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2019

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Pneumonia
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Identification of etiology of pneumonia [ Time Frame: 7 day from the time of pneumonia diagnosis ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pneumonia-related death [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients admitting or admitted in medical ICU with pneumonia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients admitting medical ICU with pneumonia
  • Medical ICU admitted patients who is developed new pneumonia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients already treated more than 48 hours for pneumonia in transferring hospital and no causative organism is isolated

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01068990

Contact: Sang-Ho Choi, MD +82-2-3010-3304 sangho@amc.seoul.kr

Korea, Republic of
Asan Medical Center Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Principal Investigator: Sang-Ho Choi, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asan Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Sang-Ho Choi, MD Asan Medical Center

Responsible Party: Sang-Ho Choi, Doctor, Asan Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01068990     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AICUP
First Posted: February 17, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 10, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

Keywords provided by Sang-Ho Choi, Asan Medical Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Critical Illness
Respiratory Tract Infections
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes