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Fecal Microbial Transplant in Pediatric Crohn's Disease (FMTCD)

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Verified November 2015 by David Suskind, Seattle Children's Hospital
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First received: October 16, 2014
Last updated: November 16, 2015
Last verified: November 2015
This is a double blind placebo control trial of fecal microbial transplantation for active Crohn's disease in patients 12 to 21 years of age.

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease Biological: Fecal Microbial transplant Drug: Normal Saline Drug: rifaximin+omeprazole+miralax Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Fecal Microbial Transplant in Pediatric Crohn's Disease: A Double Blind Placebo Control Study

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Further study details as provided by David Suskind, Seattle Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: January 2015
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Fecal microbiome transplant
Pretransplant(Rifaximin 400mg tid x 10 days + omeprazole 20 mg night before transplant and day of transplant + miralax 17g tid x 2 days) + Fecal Microbial Transplant
Biological: Fecal Microbial transplant
Pretransplant regimen(rifaxamin+omeprazole+miralax) + Donor feces transplant
Drug: rifaximin+omeprazole+miralax
Placebo Comparator: Normal saline
Pretransplant(Rifaximin 400mg tid x 10 days + omeprazole 20 mg night before transplant and day of transplant + miralax 17g tid x 2 days) + Normal saline
Drug: Normal Saline
Pretransplant regimen(rifaximin+omeprazole+miralax) +Normal Saline
Drug: rifaximin+omeprazole+miralax

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria for Stool Recipient :Children and adolescents twelve to twenty one years old, Diagnosis of Crohn's disease made by a primary gastroenterologist based upon history, physical exam, laboratory/radiological studies and gastrointestinal histology; Mild or moderate disease activity based upon PCDAI score (15-45); Parent/guardian and child must be able to comprehend the consent and assent in English; Parent/guardian and participant must be able to attend study visits at baseline, and weeks +2, +6, +12.; Patient must not have medication changes for his/her inflammatory bowel disease medications for at least 1 months prior to enrollment.;Stool donor available from family member; Patient agreeable to nasogastric tube placement

Exclusion Criteria for Stool Recipient: PCDAI <15 or PCDAI >45; Active or history of intraabdominal abscess, perianal abscess, perianal fistula, intraabdominal fistula, stricturing Crohn's disease; Other serious medical conditions such as neurological, liver, kidney, autoimmune or systemic disease; recipients allergic to any product used in the study, including rifaximin, omeprazole and MiraLAX; Pregnant or nursing subjects will be excluded as transplant recipients.;Female recipients of child-bearing potential will abstinent or willing to use adequate birth control from screening until the end of the study. ; Patients who cannot tolerate NG tube placement, such as those with recent surgery or trauma to the nares will be excluded; Presence of a condition or abnormality that in the opinion of the investigator would compromise the safety of the patient or the quality of the data;

Stool donor inclusion criteria: Family member of child participant with IBD over the age of 18 or Universal Donor known to the PI/co-PI; Willing and able to donate a stool sample

Exclusion criteria for Stool donors: High risk behaviors as outlined in the American Association of Blood Banks Donor History Questionnaire; confirmed lab positivity for: Hepatitis A(IgM),Hepatitis B (serum antigen, core antibody), Hepatitis C (IgG or IgM), HIV 1-2 (PCR), Syphilis (IgG and IgM), EBV(IgM), CMV(IgM) ; Stool sample positive for: c. difficile, salmonella species, shigella species, campylobacter species, Aeromonas hydrophila, yersinia, vibrio parahaemolyticus, vibrio cholerae, e. coli H-0157, H. Pylori, listeria, protozoa, trophozoites and cysts, helminths and ova; Antibiotic use during the 3 months prior to the stool transplant; Diagnosis of IBD, polyposis syndrome, gastrointestinal malignancy in stool donor; Currently on major immunosuppressant medications for example, exogenous glucocorticoids, biological agents, and calcineurin inhibitors; Use of investigational product(s) during the month prior to donation or expected use from screening to donation; Metabolic syndrome or history of bariatric surgery; Diarrheal illness or blood in stool within the month prior to screening; Pregnancy; Malignancy or use of systemic chemotherapy ; Autoimmune disease; Chronic pain syndrome; Atopic disease;Recent ingestion of a potential allergen where recipient has a known allergy to the agent; Presence of a condition or abnormality that in the opinion of the investigator would compromise the safety of the patient or the quality of the data.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02272868

Contact: Jani Klein 206-987-0055

United States, Washington
Seattle Children's Hospital Recruiting
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98105
Principal Investigator: David L Suskind, MD         
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Seattle Children's Hospital
Principal Investigator: David Suskind, MD Seattle Children's Hospital
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: David Suskind, Principal Investigator, Seattle Children's Hospital Identifier: NCT02272868     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15262
Study First Received: October 16, 2014
Last Updated: November 16, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Polyethylene glycol 3350
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Infective Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
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