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KSHV Infection in Blood Donors From Texas

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00006310
First Posted: September 29, 2000
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2016
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Collaborator:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  Purpose
To determine the seroprevalence of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV/HHV8) in blood donors from Texas. Also to examine the donors' demographic characteristics and to characterize the KSHV using polymerase chain reaction.

Condition
Blood Donors Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Blood Transfusion Herpesvirus, Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Sarcoma, Kaposi HIV Infections

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: KSHV Seroprevalence in Hospital Patients From San Antonio

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Further study details as provided by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio:

Study Start Date: April 1999
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2004
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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00006310


Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Shou-Jiang Gao, PhD University of Texas
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Responsible Party: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00006310     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 918
R01HL060604 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: September 28, 2000
First Posted: September 29, 2000
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infection
HIV Infections
Sarcoma
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Sarcoma, Kaposi
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Neoplasms, Connective and Soft Tissue
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Slow Virus Diseases
Herpesviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Neoplasms, Vascular Tissue