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Comparison of Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for the Treatment of Intrapartum Chorioamnionitis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185991
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2011
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Stanford University

Brief Summary:
To compare once daily versus 8 hour dosing of gentamicin for the treatment of chorioamnionitis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chorioamnionitis Drug: gentamicin Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 126 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for the Treatment of Intrapartum Chorioamnionitis
Study Start Date : June 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Once daily Gentamicin Drug: gentamicin

Daily gentamicin (5 mg/kg intravenously, then placebo doses IV after 8 and 16 hours).

Eight hour gentamicin (2 mg/kg intravenously, then 1.5 mg/kg IV after 8 and 16 hours).


Active Comparator: Every eight hour Gentamicin Drug: gentamicin

Daily gentamicin (5 mg/kg intravenously, then placebo doses IV after 8 and 16 hours).

Eight hour gentamicin (2 mg/kg intravenously, then 1.5 mg/kg IV after 8 and 16 hours).





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Afebrile at 24 hours and no endometritis [ Time Frame: 24 hours after delivery ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Neonatal outcomes [ Time Frame: Time of delivery to time of discharge ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- clinical diagnosis of chorioamnionitis

Exclusion Criteria:

- maternal renal disease, intrauterine fetal death, allergy to gentamicin


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00185991


Locations
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed Stanford University

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, Stanford University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185991     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80104
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2011
Last Verified: June 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chorioamnionitis
Fetal Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture
Obstetric Labor Complications
Placenta Diseases
Gentamicins
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action