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Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified June 2011 by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01137175
First Posted: June 4, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 1, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  Purpose
The low confirmed rickettsioses cases rate may indicate the presence of rickettsiosis other than scrub typhus, murine typhus, and Q fever. The clinical presentation of rickettsiosis is variable and atypical that laboratory confirmation is necessary. This project is aimed to set up the laboratory to diagnose rickettsial and rickettsial like disease, which could help in develop rapid diagnostic kits, epidemiologic surveillance and prognostic factor.

Condition
Rickettsioses

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Laboratory Diagnosis of of Rickettsial and Rickettsia-like Diseases

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Further study details as provided by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 4000
Study Start Date: January 2009
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients suspect to be infected by Rickettsia pathogen
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Rickettsioses reported cases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01137175


Contacts
Contact: Jessie Jou, Assistant 886-7-3121101 ext 6361 r93445113@gmail.com

Locations
Taiwan
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital Recruiting
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 807
Contact: Jessie Jou, Assistant    886-7-3121101 ext 6361    r93445113@gmail.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01137175     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KMUH-IRB-970216
First Submitted: June 3, 2010
First Posted: June 4, 2010
Last Update Posted: October 1, 2012
Last Verified: June 2011

Keywords provided by Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital:
Rickettsioses
Scrub Typhus
Q fever
Typhus fever
Spotted fever
Rickettsioses reported cases

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rickettsia Infections
Rickettsiaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections