Study Evaluating Microbiological Analysis of Spontaneous Draining Acute Otitis Media

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified April 2014 by Pfizer
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First received: October 7, 2008
Last updated: April 11, 2014
Last verified: April 2014

Describe the patient population and bacterial microbiology of pediatric patients presenting with spontaneous draining acute otitis media

Otitis Media

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Microbiological Analysis of Spontaneous Draining Acute Otitis Media Including Serotype Distribution of Pneumococcal Isolates

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • serotype distribution [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Middle ear fluid and anasopharyngeal swab

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: September 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Months to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

community sample


Inclusion Criteria:

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Children >= 2 months and =< 5 years
  • Spontaneous draining AOM =< 2 days Main

Exclusion Criteria:

exclusion criteria:

  • Previous operation of the ear
  • Chronic otitis media or tube placement with drainage >= 3 days
  • Chronic disease/immune deficiency
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00768534

Contact: Pfizer Call Center 1-800-718-1021

Pfizer Investigational Site Recruiting
Tegernsee, Bavarian, Germany, 83684
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00768534     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0887X1-4454
Study First Received: October 7, 2008
Last Updated: April 11, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Acute Otitis Media
Serotype distribution

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Otitis Media
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases processed this record on April 14, 2014