Descriptive Epidemiology of Clostridium Difficile Infection in Hospitalized Adult Patients in the Asia Pacific Region
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01560832|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 22, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2014
|Condition or disease|
|Clostridium Difficile Infection|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||188 participants|
|Study Start Date :||December 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||June 2012|
Laboratory (PCR)-confirmed C.difficile infection
patient who has experienced the passage of 3 or more unformed or loose stools [diarrhea] conforming to the shape of a container within a 24-hour period and has a positive laboratory test result confirmed by PCR.
- To estimate the incidence of laboratory-confirmed hospital-onset CDI cases for hospitalized adult patients [ Time Frame: every 5 days after consented to enroll the exam ]
A laboratory-confirmed CDI case is defined as a patient who has experienced the passage of 3 or more unformed or loose stools [diarrhea] conforming to the shape of a container within a 24-hour period and has a positive laboratory test result confirmed by PCR. A hospital onset case is defined as a patient with diarrhea more than 48 hours after admission to a hospital.
The study period is the study duration, which is defined as the first date of surveillance at each hospital until the sample collection date of the last CDI positive patient (N=100).
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01560832
|Korea, Republic of|
|Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752|