Trial of Ceramic Water Filters to Reduce Cryptosporidium Infection in Kenya
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01695304|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2012
Results First Posted : March 22, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cryptosporidium; Diarrhea Cryptosporidiosis Communicable Diseases Diarrheal Disease||Other: Ceramic water filter||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||227 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Masking Description:||This is an intervention trial of ceramic water filters, and as such cannot be masked. The intervention participants received the CWFs during the trial and the control group after the trial was over.|
|Official Title:||Pilot Intervention Trial of Ceramic Water Filters to Reduce the Burden of Cryptosporidium in Household Drinking Water in Rural Kenya.|
|Study Start Date :||January 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2013|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2014|
Experimental: Intervention Arm
Households with a child 4-10 months old will receive a Cera Maji ceramic water filter for treatment of drinking water.
Other: Ceramic water filter
In total, 120 households with a child 4-10 months old will receive a Cera Maji ceramic water filter for treatment of drinking water at initial entry into the study (intervention group), and 120 households with a child 4-10 months old at initial entry into the study will not receive a ceramic water filter (control group). The study duration will be 6 months. All households in the control group will receive a Cera Maji ceramic water filter when the study ends.
Other Name: Cera Maji ceramic water filter
No Intervention: Control Arm
Households with a child 4-10 months old at initial entry into the study will not receive a ceramic water filter (control group). The study duration will be 6 months. All households in the control group will receive a Cera Maji ceramic water filter when the study ends.
- Longitudinal Diarrhea Prevalence [ Time Frame: 6 months ]The primary outcome measure is the longitudinal prevalence of diarrheal disease.
- Health Facility Visits for Diarrheal Disease [ Time Frame: 6 months ]incidence rate of health facility visits for diarrheal disease per 100 person-week of observation
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01695304
|Principal Investigator:||Eric Mintz, MD, MPH||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention|