Botswana Pediatric Respiratory Disease and Bloodstream Infection Study
The purpose of this study is to learn about lower respiratory tract and bloodstream diseases among infants born to HIV positive mothers in Botswana. Study factors include how commonly infants get these diseases, the causes, and outcomes. The study will also try to measure the protective effect, if any, of breast feeding on respiratory disease illness and deaths.
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Procedure: blood draws, etc.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Botswana Pediatric Respiratory Disease and Bloodstream Infection|
- OCCURRENCE OF SUSPECTED PNEUMONIA OR BLOODSTREAM INFECTION OVER FIRST TWO YEARS OF LIFE [ Time Frame: Between birth and 2 years of life ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]MORTALITY; EPISODES OF SUSPECTED PNEUMONIA; BACTEREMIA; PRESENCE OF NASOPHARYNGEAL VIRAL PATHOGENS; OROPHARYNGEAL COLONIZATION WITH BACTERIAL PATHOGENS
|Study Start Date:||March 2001|
|Study Completion Date:||October 2005|
|Primary Completion Date:||October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00197691
|Princess Marina Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Shahin Lockman, MD||Harvard School of Public Health|