Swiss Study on Spider Bites (SSSB)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01355744|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 7, 2013
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||17 participants|
|Official Title:||Swiss Study on Spider Bites|
|Study Start Date :||June 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Spider bite patients
All patients treated for an actual spider bite by a Swiss physician during study period.
- Clinical follow up of bite lesions. [ Time Frame: 14 days (or more if necessary) ]Clinical evolutions of actual spider bite lesions in humans are observed.
- Time spread of spider bites [ Time Frame: 18 months ]Frequencies of spider bites over the study period of 18 months are observed.
- Causative animals [ Time Frame: 18 months ]To determine spider species causing bites in Switzerland by sending spider specimens to an expert arachnologist.
Biospecimen Retention: None Retained
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01355744
|Praxis Dr. med. Markus Gnaedinger|
|Steinach, SG, Switzerland, 9323|
|Principal Investigator:||Markus P. Gnädinger, MD||Department of General Practice University Hospital Zurich|