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Mediators of Inflammation, Prognostic Markers and Genetic Polymorphisms in Patients With Sepsis (MaSep)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2016 by Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. med. Ursula Hoffmann, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim Identifier:
First received: February 14, 2012
Last updated: November 22, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
During the past years many investigators have focused on the immunological changes in sepsis disease, and great attention has been paid to the development of practicable means of immunomonitoring. Little is known about diagnostic and prognostic vascular biomarkers during the time course of patients with sepsis.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Mediators of Inflammation, Prognostic Markers and Genetic Polymorphisms in Patients With Sepsis

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Further study details as provided by Universitätsmedizin Mannheim:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Peripheral blood samples

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: January 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2017
Detailed Description:

Primary Outcome Measures:

New diagnostic and prognostic markers for septic patients

Estimated Enrollment: 300 patients Study Start Date: January 2012 Estimated Study Completion Date: open Estimated Primary Completion Date: open

Intervention Details:

Procedure: vein puncture comparison of different inflammatory markers in the blood of septic patients


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients suffering from sepsis

Inclusion Criteria:

  • SIRS-Criteria
  • Proven Infection
  • One sepsis-induced organ-failure
  • Adults < 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anemia
  • Pregnancy
  • Blood donor in the last 3 month
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01535534

University Medical Centre Mannheim Recruiting
Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 68167
Contact: Ursula Hoffmann, MD    00496213832030   
Contact: Michael Behnes, MD    00496213832030   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
Principal Investigator: Ursula Hoffmann, MD Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
Study Director: Michael Behnes, MD Universitätsmedizin Mannheim
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. med. Ursula Hoffmann, Principal Investigator, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim Identifier: NCT01535534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2011-384N-MA
Study First Received: February 14, 2012
Last Updated: November 22, 2016

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome processed this record on April 27, 2017