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Antimicrobial Resistance of Bacteria in Burn Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00794742
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 20, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Brief Summary:
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 or disease

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.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Analyzing the Antimicrobial Resistance Profile of Bacterial Isolates Obtained From Severely Burned Patients
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Antibiotics Burns

Burn Wounds
Patients with burn wounds

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Types of bacteria [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Bacterial isolates of infected burn wounds

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with open,unhealed,burn wounds

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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00794742

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

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Responsible Party: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Identifier: NCT00794742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TTUHSC-L09-014
First Posted: November 20, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 13, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015
Keywords provided by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Wounds and Injuries
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents