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Hemolysis in Blood Samples in the ER

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01815931
First Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 11, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva
  Purpose
In this study, we aim to identify risk factors for hemolysis in blood samples drawn in the ED.

Condition
Hemolysis Emergency Service, Hospital Emergencies Blood Specimen Collection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemolysis rate [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

Enrollment: 2800
Study Start Date: June 2013
Study Completion Date: October 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
ED patients

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All adult (> 16 y) patients admitted in the emergency departement during the study period
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 16 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In vivo hemolysis
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01815931


Locations
Switzerland
University Hospital, Geneva
Geneva, GE, Switzerland, 1211
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva
  More Information

Responsible Party: Olivier T. Rutschmann, MD, MPH, University Hospital, Geneva
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01815931     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SU-032013
First Submitted: March 19, 2013
First Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted: November 11, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Emergencies
Hemolysis
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes