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BacLite Rapid MRSA Clinical Performance

This study has been terminated.
(performance variability)
Information provided by:
3M Identifier:
First received: October 6, 2007
Last updated: May 14, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
The purpose of this study is to compare the performance of the 3M(TM) BacLite (TM) Rapid MRSA test system to traditional culture methods in detecting the presence of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) directly from nasal samples.

Methicillin Resistance

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: BacLite Rapid MRSA Clinical Performance

Further study details as provided by 3M:

Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects 18 years or older
  • Subjects willing to document demographic characteristics
  • Subjects willing to have their nose swabbed
  • Subjects (or legal representative) willing to sign consent and authorization forms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who use Vicks Sinex Nasal spray or other nasal sprays
  • Subjects with prescribed nasal medical devices where collecting samples may resent more than minimal risk to subjects
  • Subjects having nasal prosthetics, jewelry or trauma to the nose or anything that may prevents sampling the anterior nares
  • Investigator believes that subject is unsuitable for inclusion.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00541632

United States, Colorado
Denver Health Medical Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80204
United States, Georgia
Atlanta Institute for Medical Research, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30030
United States, Illinois
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Evanston, Illinois, United States, 60201
United States, Iowa
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242
United States, Maryland
University of Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201-1595
United States, Michigan
Wayne State University
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
United States, Missouri
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, North Carolina
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157-1042
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Werner E Bischoff Wake Forest University
  More Information Identifier: NCT00541632     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 010737
Study First Received: October 6, 2007
Last Updated: May 14, 2008 processed this record on September 19, 2017