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Periodontal Inflammation and Immunity in Preclinical Rheumatoid Arthritis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02794012
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 8, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 9, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Rheumatology Research Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the association of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)-related antibodies and periodontal inflammation in subjects at-risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Subjects will undergo periodontal and joint examinations, as well as collection of body fluids to measure Rheumatoid Arthritis-related antibodies.

Condition or disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis Periodontal Disease

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 146 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Periodontal Inflammation and Immunity in Preclinical Rheumatoid Arthritis
Actual Study Start Date : July 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2017

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Group/Cohort
At-Risk Rheumatoid Arthritis subjects
Early Rheumatoid Arthritis subjects
Healthy Controls
Non-Rheumatoid Arthritis Autoimmune Controls



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Degree of periodontal disease by oral examinations according to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) guidelines [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of bacterial communities of the periodontium by bacterial diversity (e.g. Shannon Diversity Index) and bacterial load (qPCR) [ Time Frame: 1 day ]
  2. Frequency of Rheumatoid Arthritis-related antibodies in blood and mucosal sites using Rheumatoid Factor and Anti-Citrullinated Protein Antibody assays [ Time Frame: 1 day ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 99 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The study population will include: subjects at-risk for RA, subjects with early RA, and healthy controls >40 years old.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-antibody positivity (anti-CCP) in the absence of arthritis or
  • Early RA <36 months since diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Antibiotic use prior to dental procedures or cleanings
  • Wear dentures
  • <18 years old

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02794012


Locations
United States, Colorado
Barbara Davis Center
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80045
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Colorado, Denver
Rheumatology Research Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lindsay B Kelmenson, MD University of Colorado, Denver

Responsible Party: University of Colorado, Denver
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02794012     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15-2288
First Posted: June 8, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 9, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Inflammation
Periodontal Diseases
Gingival Diseases
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases