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Doxycycline and Ceftriaxone in Suspected Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis

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 July 2009 by University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00942006
First Posted: July 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 20, 2009
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University Medical Centre Ljubljana
July 17, 2009
July 20, 2009
July 20, 2009
July 2009
November 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Objective sequelae and post-treatment subjective symptoms in patients treated for suspected early Lyme neuroborreliosis with normal CSF cell count with doxycycline or ceftriaxone for 14 days. [ Time Frame: 1 year follow-up ]
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Doxycycline and Ceftriaxone in Suspected Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis
Doxycycline and Ceftriaxone in Patients With Suspected Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis and Normal CSF Cell Count.
The investigators will compare doxycycline and ceftriaxone in treatment of patients with suspected early Lyme neuroborreliosis and normal CSF cell count. The study hypothesis is that the efficacy and adverse effects of both antibiotics are comparable.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Suspected Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis
  • Drug: doxycycline
    100 mg bid, 14 days
  • Drug: ceftriaxone
    2g x 1 iv, 14 days
  • Active Comparator: LNB-doxycycline
    Intervention: Drug: doxycycline
  • Active Comparator: LNB-ceftriaxone
    Intervention: Drug: ceftriaxone
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Unknown status
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November 2011
November 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age >15 years
  • erythema migrans in 4 months period before neurologic symptoms
  • normal CSF cell count
  • absence of more defined clinical symptoms or signs for CNS involvement (radicular pain, meningeal signs, peripheral facial palsy).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • lactation
  • allergy on doxycycline and ceftriaxone
  • immune deficiency.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
No
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Slovenia
 
 
NCT00942006
LNB-doxy-ceftriaxone
No
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Katarina Ogrinc MD PhD, UMC Ljubljana
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
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Study Chair: Franc Strle, MD PhD UMC Ljubljana
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
July 2009

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