Evaluation, Treatment and Monitoring of Patients With a Known or Suspected Parasitic Infection
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001645|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : November 4, 1999
Last Update Posted : August 9, 2018
|First Submitted Date||November 3, 1999|
|First Posted Date||November 4, 1999|
|Last Update Posted Date||August 9, 2018|
|Study Start Date||March 24, 1997|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Current Primary Outcome Measures
|Original Primary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Change History||Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00001645 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site|
|Current Secondary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Secondary Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Current Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Original Other Outcome Measures||Not Provided|
|Brief Title||Evaluation, Treatment and Monitoring of Patients With a Known or Suspected Parasitic Infection|
|Official Title||Evaluation, Treatment, and Monitoring of Patients With Known or Suspected Parasitic Infection|
The purpose of this study is to evaluate, treat and follow patients with parasitic infections.
People with a known or suspected parasitic infection who are at least 1 year old may be enrolled. This study does not involve any experimental treatments.
Participants will have a physical examination and laboratory tests on blood, stool, or urine. Blood samples may be collected at regular intervals, but no more than 450 ml (15 ounces) of blood will be drawn from adults, and no more than 7 ml (1-1/2 teaspoons) per kg (2.2 pounds) of body weight from children, in any 6-week period. Other tests may include x-rays, electrocardiogram (EKG), or tissue biopsy (surgical removal of a small tissue sample), depending on the individual s condition.
Patients may be offered treatment or may be referred to another study that is more appropriate for the problem. Any treatment provided in this study will be according to standard medical practice for the patient s specific medical problem. Patients responses to treatment will be evaluated at regularly scheduled clinic visits. The length of time between visits and the total duration of the study for a given individual will be determined by the study doctor, based on that person s medical condition.
|Detailed Description||This study is designed as a prospective study to evaluate and treat patients with parasitic infection. Patients with known or suspected parasitic infection will be enrolled and will be evaluated for the presence of a parasitic infection. Minimal studies scheduled for each visit will include a medical history, physical examination, routine laboratory tests and specialized diagnostic procedures for possible parasitic infections. Treatment plans will be individualized for each patient's particular condition, and the number and length of additional visits and diagnostic evaluations will vary accordingly. Specific treatment regimens will be in accordance with standard medical practice.|
|Study Design||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Target Follow-Up Duration||Not Provided|
|Sampling Method||Not Provided|
|Study Population||Not Provided|
|Study Groups/Cohorts||Not Provided|
* Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
|Study Completion Date||Not Provided|
|Primary Completion Date||Not Provided|
Age 1 or over.
Access to a primary medical care provider outside of the NIH.
Ability to give written informed consent (for adults) and parental consent (for those under 18).
Clinical evidence suggestive of a parasitic infection.
Less than 1 year of age.
No evidence suggestive of a parasitic infection.
|Ages||1 Year and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)|
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers||No|
|Listed Location Countries||United States|
|Removed Location Countries|
|Other Study ID Numbers||970096
|Has Data Monitoring Committee||Not Provided|
|U.S. FDA-regulated Product||Not Provided|
|IPD Sharing Statement||Not Provided|
|Responsible Party||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) )|
|Study Sponsor||National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)|
|PRS Account||National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)|
|Verification Date||July 26, 2018|