Procurement of Human Specimens for the Evaluation of Early Markers of Sepsis (EMOS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 11, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Diagnostics Division

Brief Summary:
Procure blood specimens from individuals presenting to the emergency department (ED) with signs and /or symptoms of systemic infection or sepsis. The samples will be used for research and development activities related to sepsis, infections, etc.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 872 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Study to Procure Human Specimens for Use in the Diagnosis and Management of Sepsis and Other Related Conditions
Study Start Date : December 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sepsis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Progression of infection to severe sepsis [ Time Frame: 72 hours ]
    Assessment of the progression of infection to severe sepsis in an ED population who present with signs or symptoms of infection.

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Plasma and serum samples stored @ -70C.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Presentation to an emergency department

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 yrs of age or older
  • For women of child bearing years: not known to be pregnant
  • Blood culture ordered as part of the ED, ICU (or equivalent) or hospital floor stay.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previously enrolled in this study
  • Vulnerable individual
  • Unable to speak and/or understand English

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01746407

United States, Georgia
Emory University Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303
Grady Memorial Hospital
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Diagnostics Division
Principal Investigator: Greg S Martin, MD, M.Sc. Emory University

Responsible Party: Abbott Diagnostics Division Identifier: NCT01746407     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09DELK12
First Posted: December 11, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 30, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Abbott Diagnostics Division:
Emergency Department

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes