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Treatment Failure of Chlamydial Infection in Males and Females in Youth Correctional Facilities

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00980148
First Posted: September 18, 2009
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Results First Submitted: March 5, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chlamydial Infection
Interventions: Drug: Azithromycin
Drug: Doxycycline

  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
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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
Azithromycin Arm Azithromycin 1 gm oral single dose
Doxycycline Arm Doxycycline 100 mg oral twice a day for 7 days

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Azithromycin Arm   Doxycycline Arm
STARTED   284   283 
COMPLETED   155 [1]   155 [1] 
NOT COMPLETED   129   128 
Discharged from facility                89                96 
Received other antichlamydia treatment                20                14 
Negative for chlamydia at enrollment                12                9 
Various other reasons                8                9 
[1] Completed primary evaluation at study visit # 2 (day 28 after therapy started)



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
The per protocol population is comprised of participants who completed therapy and whose failure status could be established at the day 28 visit. Participants were considered to have completed therapy if they took a single dose of azithromycin or at least 10 of the 14 doses of doxycycline.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Azithromycin Arm Azithromycin 1 gm oral single dose
Doxycycline Arm Doxycycline 100 mg oral twice a day for 7 days
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Azithromycin Arm   Doxycycline Arm   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 155   155   310 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
<=18 years   155   154   309 
Between 18 and 65 years   0   1   1 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 17.0  (0.9)   16.8  (1.1)   16.9  (1.0) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   53   56   109 
Male   102   99   201 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   155   155   310 


  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Assess Microbiological Failure of Recommended Azithromycin and Doxycycline Regimens in Uncomplicated Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in a Setting Where Repeat Exposure to Chlamydia-infected Persons Can be Minimized.   [ Time Frame: Study visit # 2 (Day 28 after therapy started) ]

2.  Secondary:   Demographical Characteristics and Clinical Parameters to Predict Treatment Outcome.   [ Time Frame: Baseline and study visit #2 (Day 28 after therapy is started) ]
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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
The analysis of the secondary endpoint Demographical Characteristics and Clinical Parameters to Predict Treatment Outcome was limited by the small number of events and is not presented.


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Shelly Lensing, Statistician
Organization: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
phone: 501-686-8203
e-mail: sylensing@uams.edu


Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00980148     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-0012
First Submitted: September 17, 2009
First Posted: September 18, 2009
Results First Submitted: March 5, 2015
Results First Posted: March 18, 2015
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2015