Preference of Genetic Polymorphism and Pharmacokinetics

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
To Kin Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2012
Last updated: August 2, 2012
Last verified: August 2012

Genetic polymorphism affects plasma concentration of antiretroviral therapy in HIV patients. The investigators investigate the prevalence of genetic polymorphism affecting efavirenz metabolism and the corresponding pharmacokinetics of different genotypes.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Preference of CYP450 2B6 516 G>T Polymorphism and Pharmacokinetics of Plasma Efavirenz in A Group of HIV Infected Southern Chinese

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: 24 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    This includes plasma concentration of drugs in relation to time, in different genotypes

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • genotypes frequency [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
HIV patients on efavirenz

Detailed Description:

Eligible patients are invited to donate blood samples for pharmacokinetic study and genotype analysis


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Southern Chinese HIV patients


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Southern Chinese HIV patients on efavirenz

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refuse to sign consent, HIV patients not on efavirenz
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01658371

China, Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator: S S Lee, Professor Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Responsible Party: To Kin Wang, Specialist, Chinese University of Hong Kong Identifier: NCT01658371     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRE-2008.180
Study First Received: February 27, 2012
Last Updated: August 2, 2012
Health Authority: Hong Kong: Joint CUHK-NTEC Clinical Research Ethics Committee

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