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Frequency of Parasite Infection in Hyraxes and Sandflies During Outbreak of Leishmania Tropica Epidemic in The West Bank

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
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First received: August 17, 2008
Last updated: August 15, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

The objective of the project is to study the pathogenesis of Leishmania tropica infection in a focus of infection, to learn about relationship of infection in humans with ecological factors such as infection in hyraxes reservoir hosts and vector sandflies

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional

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Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained

Blood samples

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: September 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

People living on regullar basis in Peduel (the site of current leishmania tropica epidemic)with and without cutaneous signs of leishmania infection


Inclusion Criteria:

  • People living on regular basis in Peduel (the site of current leishmania tropica epidemic)with and without cutaneous signs of leishmania infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00737386

Hadassah Medical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

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Responsible Party: David Enk, Professor, Hadassah Medical Organization Identifier: NCT00737386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: leishpeduel-HMO-CTIL
Study First Received: August 17, 2008
Last Updated: August 15, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
Leishmania tropica

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Leishmaniasis, Cutaneous
Euglenozoa Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Protozoan Infections
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Skin Diseases, Parasitic processed this record on November 20, 2014