Predictors of Cord Blood Immunoglobin E (IgE) Levels
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00902096|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2009 by Min-Sheng General Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : May 14, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 14, 2009
Background: Increased total serum IgE levels are a common characteristic of atopic diseases. Increased cord blood IgE levels, in conjunction with a family history of atopy, are associated with the development of allergic diseases in children. However, little is known about predictors of cord blood IgE levels.
Objective: The aim of our study was to identify predictors of cord blood IgE levels in an ongoing large birth cohort of infants with or without a family history of atopy.
Methods: Blood sampling of mothers was performed just before the delivery of newborns. Cord blood was also collected when the child was born. Maternal and cord blood was measured for IgE levels and cytokines. Questionnaires were administered after birth of the infant.
|Condition or disease|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||800 participants|
|Study Start Date :||April 2009|
Prenatal factors to predict cord blood IgE
- cord blood IgE [ Time Frame: at birth ]
- Cord blood cytokines or other mediators [ Time Frame: at birth ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00902096
|Contact: Chien-Han Chen, MD||886-3-3179599 ext email@example.com|
|Min-Sheng General Hospital||Recruiting|
|Contact: Chien-Han Chen, MD firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Chien-Han Chen, MD|
|Principal Investigator:||Chien-Han Chen, MD||Min-Sheng General Hospital|