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T Cell Function in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

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 November 2012 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
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Meir Medical Center Identifier:
First received: August 28, 2011
Last updated: November 4, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
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

Chronic Urticaria

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: T Cell Function in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
venous blood sample

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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: 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
  More Information

Responsible Party: Meir Medical Center Identifier: NCT01425593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0118-08-mmc
Study First Received: August 28, 2011
Last Updated: November 4, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Skin Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017