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New Antibiotic to Treat Patients With Community-acquired Pneumonia Due to a Specific Bacteria (S. Pneumoniae Pneumonia)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00035269
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 3, 2002
Last Update Posted : April 26, 2011
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Brief Summary:
This study will treat patients who have a community-acquired pneumonia that is due to a specific bacteria (S. pneumoniae)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pneumonia, Pneumococcal Community Acquired Infections Gram-positive Bacterial Infections Drug: Antibiotic Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 230 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Linezolid in the Treatment of Penicillin-Resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae Pneumonia: An Open-Label, Non-Comparator Study
Study Start Date : December 2001
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2003

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess the microbiologic efficacy of linezolid in the treatment of patients with pneumonia caused by penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (PRSP).
  2. Additionally, microbiologic efficacy will be assessed in all pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae SP) and in those infected with penicillin-sensitive (PSSP) and penicillin-intermediate (PISP) S pneumoniae.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess clinical efficacy and safety in pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Other specific inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply. In order to determine eligibility, further examination by the investigator is necessary.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have the signs and symptoms of pneumonia, with a chest xray showing a pneumonia.
  • The patient must have S. pneumoniae (a specific bacteria) growing in sputum or blood to continue treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients cannot have taken more than one day of another antibiotic before entering this study.
  • Patients with HIV and a low CD4 count are excluded.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00035269

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United States, California
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Los Angeles, California, United States, 90033
United States, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32209
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Naples, Florida, United States, 34102
United States, Georgia
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Savannah, Georgia, United States, 31416
United States, Illinois
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Springfield, Illinois, United States, 62701
United States, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808
United States, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48197
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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, 48073
United States, Missouri
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Springfield, Missouri, United States, 65807
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Hackensack, New Jersey, United States, 07601
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Newark, New Jersey, United States, 07102
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Somerville, New Jersey, United States, 08876
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Staten Island, New York, United States, 10305
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Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11794
United States, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43215
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Zanesville, Ohio, United States, 43701
United States, Pennsylvania
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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania, United States, 19522
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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, 17033
United States, South Carolina
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Ninety Six, South Carolina, United States, 29666
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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, 29307
United States, Tennessee
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Harrogate, Tennessee, United States, 37752-0078
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Jackson, Tennessee, United States, 38301
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37920
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Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38104-3499
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Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38120
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Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38163
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Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37205
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Dallas, Texas, United States, 75235
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Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
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Lubbock, Texas, United States, 79430
United States, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22902
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Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23294
United States, Washington
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Seattle, Washington, United States, 98108
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Mataro, Barcelona, Spain, 08304
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Mostoles, Madrid, Spain, 28935
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Barcelona, Spain, 08025
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Barcelona, Spain, 08036
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Barcelona, Spain, 08907
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Girona, Spain, 17007
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Madrid, Spain, 28034
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Madrid, Spain, 28046
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Madrid, Spain, 28923
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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Taoyuan, Taiwan
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Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00035269    
Other Study ID Numbers: M12600071
First Posted: May 3, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 26, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Communicable Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Community-Acquired Infections
Pneumonia, Pneumococcal
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Pneumonia, Bacterial
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Anti-Infective Agents
Antitubercular Agents