New Antibiotic to Treat Pediatric Patients With Infections Due to a Specific Bacteria (Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00035854
First received: May 6, 2002
Last updated: August 13, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
  Purpose

This study will treat pediatric patients who have infections that are due to a specific bacteria (Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus)


Condition Intervention Phase
Bacterial Infections
Drug: Zyvox® / Linezolid
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Linezolid IV/PO for the Treatment of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Infections in Children

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator's and sponsor's evaluation of patient clinical outcome.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pathogen eradication rates, changes in clinical signs and symptoms, body temperature, WBC count, lesion size (for SSSIs) and chest radiograph findings(for HAP).

Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: February 2002
Study Completion Date: May 2004
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Other specific inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply. In order to determine eligibility, further examination by the investigator is necessary.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hospitalized/chronic care pediatric patients (birth through 17 years)
  • Known infections due to vancomycin-resistant enterococcus species, including diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia, complicated skin and skin structure infections, catheter-related bacteremia, bacteremia of unidentified source, and other infections
  • Requires a minimum of 3 days of IV medication
  • Patients with mixed infections due to VRE & gram negative bacteria are allowed to enroll in the study. For most of the infections, 2 or more of additional symptoms are required.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Potentially effective concomitant antibiotic
  • A high surgical cure rate
  • Medical conditions which would preclude clinical evaluation or require treatment of longer duration than 28 days
  • 24 hours of antibiotic treatment within 48 hours of study entry (unless pre-approved)
  • Having an infected device that could not be removed
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00035854

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00035854     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M12600082VRE, A5951062
Study First Received: May 6, 2002
Last Updated: August 13, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Pharmacia
Drug Resistance, Microbial

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bacterial Infections
Vancomycin
Linezolid
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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