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Wind Instruments' Fungal Contamination

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01487850
First Posted: December 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Flora METZGER, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
  Purpose
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.

Condition Intervention
Immunologically-induced Lung Disease Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Biological: blood sample

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Study of Wind Reed Instruments' Fungal Contamination and Its Immunological and Clinical Consequences for Musicians.

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Further study details as provided by Flora METZGER, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon:

Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Biological: blood sample
    blood sample in each musician to search for specific antibodies against molds isolated from instruments
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • must be 18 year old or more
  • must play a wind reed instrument (saxophone, clarinet, bassoon or oboe) one hour per week or more

Exclusion Criteria:

  • refuse to sign consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
France
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Saint Jacques
Besancon, Franche Comté, France, 25000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Flora METZGER, Medical Doctor, Lung specialist, Principal Investigator, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01487850     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P/2007/55
First Submitted: December 6, 2011
First Posted: December 8, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Flora METZGER, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Besancon:
wind instruments
molds
hypersensitivity pneumonitis
fungal contamination of wind instruments
specific antibodies against molds in musicians' sera
musicians

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Hypersensitivity
Pneumonia
Alveolitis, Extrinsic Allergic
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Lung Diseases, Interstitial
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate