Hemolysis in Blood Samples in the ER

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted : November 11, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Olivier T. Rutschmann, University Hospital, Geneva

Brief Summary:
In this study, we aim to identify risk factors for hemolysis in blood samples drawn in the ED.

Condition or disease
Hemolysis Emergency Service, Hospital Emergencies Blood Specimen Collection

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2800 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2013

ED patients

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

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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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • > 16 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In vivo hemolysis

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01815931

University Hospital, Geneva
Geneva, GE, Switzerland, 1211
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Geneva

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes