A Retrospective Epidemiological Study on Pneumococcal Infection in Children in Ministry of Health Hospital at EHSA Region in the Eastern Province (IPD in saudi)
The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2009 by King Saud University.
Recruitment status was Active, not recruiting
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King Saud University
First received: February 10, 2009
Last updated: February 13, 2009
Last verified: February 2009
The purpose of this study is to establish retrospectively the incidence rates of invasive pneumococcal disease in children aged less than 5 years. The investigators allocate the El Hasa region for the study because it has higher incidence of sickle cell anemia. The study will include data from 2003 to 2007(before introduction of the vaccine) and then for 2008 and 2009 (after introduction of the vaccine).
Biological: serotypes and resistance
||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
||Serotyping of Pneumococci
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| Study Start Date:
| Estimated Study Completion Date:
| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Data will be collected from patents files or records for 5 years before the introduction of the vaccine and for 2 years after the introduction of the vaccine. We assigned 4 doctors in each hospital to carry and supervise the work.
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||3 Months to 5 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
children under 5 years with invasive pneumococccal dis.
- Invasive pneumococcal disease
- Children under 5 years
- Children lived in Elhasa region
- Children above 5 years
- No invasive pneumococcal disease
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||King saud university, King saud univ
History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
||king Saud university
|Study First Received:
||February 10, 2009
||February 13, 2009
||Saudi Arabia: Research Advisory Council
Keywords provided by King Saud University:
Benefits of pneumococcal vaccination
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Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections