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Characterization of Disease Related Changes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Using Fecal Metabolite Profiling

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kristin Verbeke, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Identifier:
First received: August 14, 2012
Last updated: August 16, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
The purpose of the study is to evaluate fecal metabolites profiles of Inflammatory Bowel Disease(IBD) patients versus healthy controls (HC).

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Characterization of Disease Related Changes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Using Fecal Metabolite Profiling

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Further study details as provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Fecal samples

Enrollment: 204
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2012
Healthy controls (HC)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) patients
Crohn's disease (CD), Ulcerative colitis (UC) and pouchitis


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of IBD
  • Age >18 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of antibiotics in the preceding month
  • Intake of pre- or probiotics
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01666717

Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Kristin Verbeke, Professor K. Verbeke, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Identifier: NCT01666717     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML4355_VOC
Study First Received: August 14, 2012
Last Updated: August 16, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastroenteritis processed this record on May 24, 2017