T Cell Function in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2012 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : November 6, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meir Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a common form of chronic urticaria in which the cause is not detected after intensive clinical and laboratory investigation.In view of the current data, it was suggested that at least part of the patients with CIU have an autoimmune process.This study is designed to investigate the mechanisms involved in the regulation and activation of the immune cells in patients with CIU and corelate them with disease activity

Condition or disease
Chronic Urticaria

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: T Cell Function in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hives

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
venous blood sample

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with chronic urticaria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age above 18
  • chronic urticaria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age below 18
  • pregnancy
  • other severe chronic diseases

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01425593

Meir Medical Center Recruiting
Kfar Saba, Israel
Contact: Ronit Cohen Konfino, MD    972-9-7472811   
Principal Investigator: Ronit Cohen Konfino, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center

Responsible Party: Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT01425593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0118-08-mmc
First Posted: August 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Skin Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases