Surveillance of Fungal Infections During Construction Activity
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00473252|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 15, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2011
Fungal infections in immunocompromised patients occuring during construction activities in hospitals have repeatedly been reported.
However, the question of a causal relation between construction activities and infections has never been addressed systematically and prospectively.
To answer this question, we will monitor our immunosuppressed patients' health status, as well as fine dust and aspergillus spore contents in the air during a three year construction activity period in our hospital.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||340 participants|
|Study Start Date :||May 2006|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2009|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2009|
|Renal transplant patients|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00473252
|Dept. Nephrology & Hypertension, Univ. Hospital Bern|
|Bern, Switzerland, 3010|
|Study Director:||Andreas Pasch, MD||University of Bern|