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Study Evaluation Tazocin Intervention

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00488189
First Posted: June 20, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2011
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  Purpose
This is an antibiotic intervention study to determine the value of using piperacillin/tazobactam in reducing the cases of ESBL producing E. coli or K. pneumoniae colonization and infection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bacterial Infections Drug: Tazocin (pipercillin/tazobactam) Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Association of Antibiotic Utilization Measures and Control of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases (ESBLs) Producing Bacteria

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Further study details as provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 1. The acquisition rate of ESBL producing E. coli or K. Pneumoniae at the end of phase I (pre-intervention) and phase II (last 3 months of intervention phase) [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The infection rate due to ESBL producing E. coli or K. pnumoniae at the end of phase I (pre-intervention) and phase II (last 3 months of intervention phase) [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Enrollment: 134
Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: 1
baseline, collecting rectal swab samples
Active Comparator: 2
use pipercill/tazobact to replace 3rd generation cephalosporin and collect rectal swab
Drug: Tazocin (pipercillin/tazobactam)
over 50% third generation cephalosporin should be replaced by Pip/Taz

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients admitted or transferred to ICU/Pulmonary units
  • Patients of either sex, 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients who stay in units less than 48 hours will not be enrolled.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00488189


Locations
China, Beijing
Beijing, Beijing, China, 100037
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Principal Investigator: Trial Manager For China, medinfo@wyeth.com
  More Information

Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Wyeth
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00488189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0910X-102370
First Submitted: June 18, 2007
First Posted: June 20, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 15, 2011
Last Verified: June 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Tazobactam
Piperacillin, tazobactam drug combination
Piperacillin
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
beta-Lactamase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action