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NNAL Clearance in Hair and Urine (NNAL)

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: NCT00863824
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Study was not funded)
First Posted : March 18, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 12, 2017
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chandran Achutan, PhD, University of Nebraska

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to investigate how long it takes for NNAL and cotinine, both specific markers of second hand tobacco smoke exposure to clear the human body.

Condition or disease
Lung Cancer

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Elimination of NNAL and Cotinine From Hair and Urine
Study Start Date : July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : June 2010

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy Caucasians and African Americans who are ready to quit smoking.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy caucasians and african americans 19 years of agae or above, how are ready to quit smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anyone who is not a caucasian or an african-american, below 19 years of age, and is currently taken prescription medication.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00863824

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United States, Nebraska
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68198
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nebraska
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Responsible Party: Chandran Achutan, PhD, Principal Investigator, University of Nebraska Identifier: NCT00863824    
Other Study ID Numbers: 121-09-EP
First Posted: March 18, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 12, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017
Keywords provided by Chandran Achutan, PhD, University of Nebraska:
Second hand smoke
NNAL is a known lung carcinogen. So, we are studying an agent that can potentially cause lung cancer.
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Neoplasms
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases