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Preference of Genetic Polymorphism and Pharmacokinetics

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01658371
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
To Kin Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease

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

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
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
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
Drug Information available for: Efavirenz

HIV patients on efavirenz

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: 24 hour ]
    This includes plasma concentration of drugs in relation to time, in different genotypes

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. genotypes frequency [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT01658371

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China, Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chinese University of Hong Kong
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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    
Other Study ID Numbers: CRE-2008.180
First Posted: August 7, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2012
Last Verified: August 2012
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