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Topical Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
CareFusion Identifier:
First received: March 10, 2011
Last updated: October 30, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
The primary objective of this study is to measure the antimicrobial effectiveness of ChloraPrep one-Step.

Condition Intervention Phase
Antimicrobial Effectiveness Drug: ChloraPrep One-Step Drug: 70% isopropyl alcohol Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: Test for Preoperative Skin Preparations

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Further study details as provided by CareFusion:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Antimicrobial Efficacy Will be Measured by the Change (+/-) in Bacterial Count on the Skin 10 Minutes After a Single Application of Test Material Relative to the Baseline Bacterial Count. [ Time Frame: 10 minutes after single application of test material ]
    the measure of antimicrobial efficacy was calculated by subtracting the 10 minute post test material application bacterial recovery from the baseline bacterial recovery.

Enrollment: 27
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: April 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: ChloraPrep One-Step
    10.5 ml applicator preoperative skin preparation
    Drug: 70% isopropyl alcohol
    10.5 ml applicator
    Other Name: Positive control

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • in good general health
  • have skin within 6 inches of the test sites that is free of tattoos, dermatoses, abrasions, cuts, lesions or other skin disorders.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • topical or systemic antimicrobial exposure within 14 days prior to Screening Day
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01314703

United States, Virginia
Sterling, Virginia, United States, 20164
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Muhammad H Bashir, MD Microbiotest
  More Information

Responsible Party: CareFusion Identifier: NCT01314703     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 371.
Study First Received: March 10, 2011
Results First Received: February 8, 2012
Last Updated: October 30, 2012 processed this record on August 16, 2017