Diagnosis of Active and Latent TB Infection With IFN-y Assays in African Children (ALTAC)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00456469|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2007 by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : April 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2007
|Condition or disease|
The study follows children in contact with TB. Those with positive TST will be offered chemoprophylaxis and all children will be followed for 2 years to describe IFN-y responses over time, identify symptoms of active TB and if these symptoms are associated with IFN-y and other cytokine responses.
Children with suspicion of TB attending health centres will also be investigated using routine diagnostic tests and IFN-y and other cytokines responses to evaluate if the latter could be used in improved diagnostic approaches.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Enrollment :||500 participants|
|Observational Model:||Defined Population|
|Observational Model:||Natural History|
|Official Title:||Diagnosis of Active and Latent TB Infection With IFN-y Assays in African Children|
|Study Start Date :||May 2007|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2009|
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|Contact: Luis Cuevas, MD MTropMed||0151 705 email@example.com|
|Bushullo Major Health Centre||Not yet recruiting|
|Awassa, Southern Region, Ethiopia, 12|
|Contact: Mohammed Yassin, Dr|
|Sub-Investigator: Mohammed Yassin, Dr|
|Principal Investigator:||Luis Cuevas, Dr||Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine|