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Development of a City-Wide Cohort of HIV-Infected Persons in Care in the District of Columbia: The DC Cohort (DC Cohort)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01206920
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 22, 2010
Last Update Posted : March 2, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
George Washington University

Brief Summary:
The goal of the DC Cohort is to establish a clinic-based city-wide longitudinal cohort that will describe clinical outcomes, and improve the quality of care for outpatients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) in Washington, DC.

Condition or disease
HIV AIDS

Detailed Description:
All major community and academic clinics treating HIV-infected persons in the District of Columbia (DC) will initially be included in the development of a city-wide "DC Cohort" of HIV-infected persons in care, with consideration to be given subsequently to the inclusion of large private physician practices. Socio-demographics, risk factors, treatments, diagnoses, labs and procedures documented in outpatient medical record systems will be included in the DC Cohort database. Routine reports will be generated every six months for sites comparing their participants' socio-demographics, clinical status, treatments, and outcomes to all other data in the DC Cohort database, and other comparisons specifically requested by sites. All sites will be provided analytic support in research areas of interest.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 10000 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Development of a City-Wide Cohort of HIV-Infected Persons in Care in the District of Columbia: The DC Cohort
Study Start Date : January 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2020

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Following the health of those with HIV throughout the study [ Time Frame: duration of cohort ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Study participants will include men, women and children receiving HIV/AIDS care at major publicly-funded, government and academic medical centers in the District of Columbia.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is receiving care for HIV at one or more of the twelve participating clinics in the DC Cohort.
  • Patient is either age 18 years or older, or seeks HIV care independently and is able to understand and sign informed consent.
  • Patient is a minor who is consented by a parent or legal guardian.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is unable or refuses to provide informed consent.
  • Minor children ages 12 through 17 who are unaware of their HIV status

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01206920


Contacts
Contact: Amanda D Castel, MD, MPH 202-994-8325 acastel@gwu.edu
Contact: Lindsey P Happ, MPH 202-994-3340 lpowers@gwu.edu

Locations
United States, District of Columbia
Kaiser Permanente Not yet recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20002
Contact: Michael A Horberg, MD    301-816-6302    Michael.Horberg@kp.org   
Unity Health Care Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20003
MetroHealth Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20005
Georgetown University Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20007
La Clinica Del Pueblo Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009
Whitman-Walker Health Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20009
Children's National Medical Center--Adolescent Clinic Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
Children's National Medical Center--Pediatric Clinic Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
Washington Hospital Center Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
Providence Hospital Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20017
Contact: Jose Bordon, MD, PhD    202-448-4052    jbordon@provhosp.org   
Principal Investigator: Jose Bordon, MD, PhD         
Family and Medical Counseling Service Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20020
George Washington Medical Faculty Associates Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20037
Howard University Hospital--Adult Clinic Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20060
Howard University Hospital--Pediatric Clinic Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20060
Veterans Affairs Medical Center Recruiting
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20422
Sponsors and Collaborators
George Washington University
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Amanda D Castel, MD, MPH George Washington University

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: George Washington University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01206920     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 071029
3U01AI069503-03S2 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: September 22, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 2, 2018
Last Verified: March 2018

Keywords provided by George Washington University:
HIV
AIDS
Co-morbidities