Strep A Fluorescent Immunoassay and Analyzer Field Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 7, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Quidel Corporation

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the ability of the Strep A Fluorescent Immunoassay Analyzer to accurately detect a throat swab specimen for the presence or absence of Strep A when compared to culture.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Strep Throat Device: In Vitro Diagnostic Device aid in diagnosing

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1282 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Strep A Fluorescent Immunoassay and Analyzer Field Study
Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2012

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Streptococcus Group B identification [ Time Frame: Immediate ]
    The purpose of this study was to identify via immunofluorescence technology, Group A Streptococcus, which was successfully done.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Subjects must be greater than 3 years of age and exhibiting symptoms characteristic of pharyngitis, possibly Group A Streptococcus.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female subjects three (3) years of age or older

Must currently be exhibiting one or more of the following symptoms characteristic of pharyngitis

  • Extreme sore throat
  • Redness of the posterior pharyngeal wall
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Fever, >38.7C (100F) at presentation or within past 24 hours
  • Pharyngeal exudate
  • Tender cervical lymphadenopathy
  • Absence of cough or other upper respiratory symptoms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects currently under treatment with antibiotics are not to be included in this study.
  • At clinical sites requiring informed consent, unable to understand and consent to participation; for minors this includes parent or legal guardian.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01441479

United States, Arizona
Best Medical Group
Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85042
United States, California
La Costa Pediatrics
Carlsbad, California, United States, 92009
La Jolla Pediatrics
San Diego, California, United States, 92121
United States, Florida
Teena Hughes
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33613
United States, New Jersey
FastER Urgent Care
Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States, 07950
United States, New York
Twelve Corners Pediatrics
Rochester, New York, United States, 14618
United States, Virginia
Advanced Pediatrics
Vienna, Virginia, United States, 22180
Sponsors and Collaborators
Quidel Corporation

Responsible Party: Quidel Corporation Identifier: NCT01441479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CS-0142-01
First Posted: September 27, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 7, 2013
Last Verified: December 2012