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Effects of Interferon-Gamma on Cavitary Pulmonary Tuberculosis in the Lungs

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00201123
First Posted: September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 16, 2016
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Collaborator:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New York University School of Medicine
Results First Submitted: January 22, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Single (Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Tuberculosis
AIDS-related Complex
Interventions: Drug: Aerosol Interferon-Gamma
Drug: Subcutaneous interferon-gamma
Other: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
DOTS Control Group

DOTS Control Group

IRPE Anti-Tuberculous Therapy: Participants will receive IRPE anti-tuberculous therapy.

Aerosol Interferon Gamma for TB

Aerosol Interferon-Gamma

Aerosol Interferon-Gamma: Participants will receive aerosol interferon-gamma.

Subcutaneous Interferon Gamma for TB

Subcutaneous Interferon-Gamma

Subcutaneous Interferon-Gamma: Partcipants will receive subcutaneous interferon-gamma.


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    DOTS Control Group   Aerosol Interferon Gamma for TB   Subcutaneous Interferon Gamma for TB
STARTED   32   32   32 
Did Not Meet Continuation Criteria   2   0   5 
COMPLETED   26   28   23 
NOT COMPLETED   6   4   9 



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Population Description
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Demographic information provided for all subjects who were eligible for the study after all screening procedures were performed. 7 subjects who were found to be ineligible after randomization but prior to administration of treatment (listed as "did not meet continuation criteria" in participant flow section) are not included in baseline analysis.

Reporting Groups
  Description
DOTS Control Group

IRPE Anti-Tuberculous Therapy

IRPE Anti-Tuberculous Therapy: Participants will receive IRPE anti-tuberculous therapy.

Aerosol Interferon Gamma for TB

Aerosol Interferon-Gamma

Aerosol Interferon-Gamma: Participants will receive aerosol interferon-gamma.

Subcutaneous Interferon Gamma for TB

Subcutaneous Interferon-Gamma

Subcutaneous Interferon-Gamma: Participants will receive subcutaneous interferon-gamma.

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   DOTS Control Group   Aerosol Interferon Gamma for TB   Subcutaneous Interferon Gamma for TB   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 30   32   27   89 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 32  (11)   34  (10)   35  (13)   34  (10) 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
       
<=18 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      30 100.0%      32 100.0%      27 100.0%      89 100.0% 
>=65 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
       
Female      10  33.3%      8  25.0%      9  33.3%      27  30.3% 
Male      20  66.7%      24  75.0%      18  66.7%      62  69.7% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
       
South Africa   30   32   27   89 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Sputum Conversion   [ Time Frame: Measured at 16 Weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Chest Cavity Size   [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]

3.  Secondary:   Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) to Measure Flow of Cytometry and Cytokine Levels   [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]


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