Analysis of Biomarkers for Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mark R. Litzow, Mayo Clinic Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2012
Last updated: April 25, 2013
Last verified: April 2012

Samples of blood and urine will be analyzed for biomarkers to check their predictivity of Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD) outcomes.

Blood Stem Cell Transplant Failure

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analysis of Biomarkers for Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease (GVHD).

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diagnosis of severe acute GVHD [ Time Frame: 2 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: March 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Post allogeneic SCT patients
Patients who have undergone an allogeneic stem cell transplant.

Detailed Description:

To determine if serum biomarkers of inflammation correlate with onset and severity of acute GVHD, particularly GVHD of the gut.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients who have undergone an allogeneic stem cell transplant being followed for post transplant care.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years old or older patients
  • Undergoing allogeneic stem cell transplant

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01569373

United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
Principal Investigator: Mark Litzow, MD Mayo Clinic
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Mark R. Litzow, MD, Mayo Clinic Identifier: NCT01569373     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12-001493
Study First Received: March 29, 2012
Last Updated: April 25, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Mayo Clinic:
Allogeneic stem cell transplant
Graft versus Host Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Graft vs Host Disease
Immune System Diseases processed this record on April 16, 2014