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Inter-Mountain Project on Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapy (IMPART)

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: NCT00235703
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 10, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 5, 2006
Information provided by:
University of Utah

Brief Summary:
This is a four-year study, funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, related to antimicrobial resistance in rural communities. The project consists of four components: A) surveillance of antimicrobial resistance, B) promotion of appropriate antimicrobial drug prescribing, C) preliminary assessment of the environmental impact of antimicrobials, and D) the development of new antimicrobial products. Six rural communities in Utah, and six rural communities in Idaho are participating in this study. Component D is being performed by investigators at Harvard University, under the direction of Co-Investigator Roger Inouye.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Upper Respiratory Infections Device: Antimicrobial Prescribing Decision Support

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 13000 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: Inter-Mountain Project on Antimicrobial Resistance and Therapy (IMPART)
Study Start Date : October 2001
Study Completion Date : September 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Antibiotics

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Suspected upper respiratory infection patients in 12 rural communities in Utah and Idaho

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00235703

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Utah
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Principal Investigator: Matthew H. Samore, MD University of Utah
Publications of Results:
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Other Study ID Numbers: RS1/CCR820631-01
First Posted: October 10, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2006
Last Verified: October 2005
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents