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Autoantibodies and Clinical Symptoms in Infective Endocarditis Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2007 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 22, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 22, 2007
Ministry of Health, Israel
Information provided by:
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The purpose is to evaluate autoantibodies in infective endocarditis patients before, at the beginning of treatment, and after the end of the treatment, and to correlate the autoantibodies in the presence of clinical symptoms.

Condition or disease
Infective Endocarditis

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Study of Autoantibodies in Infective Endocarditis
Study Start Date : November 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endocarditis

infective endocarditis patients before treatment
infective endocarditis treatment after treatment

Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
infective endocarditis patients

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infective endocarditis patients by DUKES criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV positive
  • Patients suffering from other infective diseases other than endocarditis.
  • Patient suffering from collagen diseases for example: systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), mixed connective tissue disease, and scleroderma.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00562653

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Sourasky Medical Center
Tel-Aviv, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Ministry of Health, Israel
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Principal Investigator: Victoria Bogusllavsky, MD Sourasky Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00562653    
Other Study ID Numbers: sourasky medical centrs
First Posted: November 22, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007
Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
profile autoantibodies
clinical symptoms
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Endocarditis, Bacterial
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Bacterial Infections
Cardiovascular Infections