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Acute Bronchitis in Korea:Associated Microorganisms and Clnincal Findings.

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2013 by Hallym University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hallym University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: January 6, 2013
Last updated: January 7, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
The investigators hypothesized that acute bronchitis will be associated with various bacteria and viruses.

Acute Bronchitis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Acute Bronchitis in Korea:Associated Microorganisms and Clnincal Findings.

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Further study details as provided by Hallym University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Microorganisms (bacteria and/or viruses) related to acute bronchitis [ Time Frame: Outcome measure is just type of microoganisms from collected specimens at hospital visit ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Sputum specimens for microbiologic tests

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The investigators will investigate various bacteria and viruses from colleced specimens from patients with acute bronchitis, and also investigate an assoication of the miroorganims with clinical findings

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
adult patinets who visit hospitals for recent sputum and/or cough

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults patients aged over 18 years.
  • Patients who complain of recent sputum and cough.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patinets who took antibiotics within 7 days.
  • Patinets whose symptoms last for < 5 days.
  • Patients who have definite cause of acute cough such as pneumonia, allergic rhinnits, sinusitis, GERD and drug.
  • Immunocompromised patients.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01762865

Korea, Republic of
Pumonary, Allegry and Critical Care Medicine; Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital
Anyang, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Republic of, 431-070
Chunchon Sacred Heart Hospital
Chunchon, Kangwon-do, Korea, Republic of, 200-704
Kandong Sacred Heart Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 134-814
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hallym University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Ki-Suck Jung, MD, PhD Pulmonary, Allgery and Critical Care Medicine; Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hallym University Medical Center Identifier: NCT01762865     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KOREAABS 
Study First Received: January 6, 2013
Last Updated: January 7, 2013

Keywords provided by Hallym University Medical Center:
acute bronchitis, bacteria, virus, clinical symoptoms

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Disease
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes processed this record on February 20, 2017