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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01487850
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : December 8, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 9, 2011
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Flora METZGER, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
On the basis of 2 cases of immunologically-induced lung disease in 2 saxophonists, the investigators supposed that wind reed instruments could be contaminated with molds. The investigators led a study on 40 musicians playing a wind reed instrument to analyze instruments' fungal contamination and its immunological and clinical consequences for musicians.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
must be 18 year old or more
must play a wind reed instrument (saxophone, clarinet, bassoon or oboe) one hour per week or more