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Tuberculosis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Immune Reconstitution Syndrome Trial (THIRST) (THIRST)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00851630
First Posted: February 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2010
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Collaborators:
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Tanzania
Kibongoto National Tuberculosis Hospital, Tanzania
GlaxoSmithKline
Information provided by:
Duke University
Results First Submitted: March 15, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: HIV
Tuberculosis
Intervention: Drug: Fixed dose combination zidovudine/lamivudine/abacavir

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
Enrollment began in June 2004 and was completed in September 2005. Patients were enrolled at one of two hospitals in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Early Initiation of fixed dose combination zidovudine (300 mg)/lamivudine (150 mg)/abacavir (300 mg) administered orally twice daily, beginning 2 weeks after commencing antituberculous therapy
Delayed Initiation of fixed dose combination zidovudine (300 mg)/lamivudine (150 mg)/abacavir (300 mg) administered orally twice daily, beginning 8 weeks after commencing antituberculous therapy

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Early   Delayed
STARTED   35   35 
COMPLETED   33   33 
NOT COMPLETED   2   2 
Death                2                1 
Clinical failure                0                1 



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Number of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs)   [ Time Frame: 104 weeks ]

2.  Primary:   Tuberculosis-immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome Events   [ Time Frame: 104 weeks ]

3.  Secondary:   Plasma HIV Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Level < 400 Copies/ml   [ Time Frame: 104 Weeks ]

4.  Secondary:   HIV RNA Level < 50 Copies/ml   [ Time Frame: 104 Weeks ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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