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Antimicrobial Resistance of Bacteria in Burn Patients

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00794742
First received: November 19, 2008
Last updated: January 6, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test the resistance of pathogenic bacteria in infected tissues of burn patients to various antimicrobials and enzyme debriders.


Condition
Burns

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analyzing the Antimicrobial Resistance Profile of Bacterial Isolates Obtained From Severely Burned Patients

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Further study details as provided by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Types of bacteria [ Time Frame: 28 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

Bacterial isolates of infected burn wounds


Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: November 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Burn Wounds
Patients with burn wounds

Detailed Description:

Bacteria that is present in infected burn wounds will be isolated and identified. The isolates will be tested for resistance to commercially available antimicrobials.

  Eligibility

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

Patients with open,unhealed,burn wounds

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females of any age
  • Have open, unhealed wounds(s) that will be cultured per standard of care
  • Subject or authorized representative provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent not provided or able to be obtained
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00794742

Locations
United States, Texas
University Medical Center
Lubbock, Texas, United States, 79415
Sponsors and Collaborators
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: John Griswold, M.D. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00794742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TTUHSC-L09-014
Study First Received: November 19, 2008
Last Updated: January 6, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center:
Burn
Antimicrobial
Bacteria
Resistance
Biofilm
Pathogen

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burns
Wounds and Injuries
Anti-Infective Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 20, 2014