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Study on Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis

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: NCT00910533
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2017 by Franc Strle, University Medical Centre Ljubljana.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : June 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : October 16, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Franc Strle, University Medical Centre Ljubljana

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine clinical course and the sequelae of early Lyme neuroborreliosis after treatment with ceftriaxone.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Nervous System Lyme Borreliosis Drug: ceftriaxone Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Clinical and Microbiological Parameters in Patients With Early Lyme Neuroborreliosis
Study Start Date : January 1, 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lyme Disease

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Early Lyme neuroborreliosis patients Drug: ceftriaxone
ceftriaxone 2 g od i.v. for 14 days

No Intervention: control subjects
Control subjects without a history of Lyme borreliosis.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Objective sequelae and post-treatment subjective symptoms in patients treated with ceftriaxone for early Lyme neuroborreliosis [ Time Frame: 1 year follow-up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Comparison of subjective symptoms between patients treated with ceftriaxone for early Lyme neuroborreliosis and control subjects without a history of Lyme borreliosis [ Time Frame: 1 year follow-up ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • erythema migrans within 4 months before neurologic involvement and pleocytosis in patients >15 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • lactation
  • history of adverse reaction to a beta-lactam antibiotic

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00910533

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Contact: Dasa Stupica, MD +38615222110
Contact: Franc Strle, MD +38615222110

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UMC Ljubljana, Department of Infectious Diseases Recruiting
Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1525
Contact: Dasa Stupica, MD    +386 1 522 2110   
Contact: Franc Strle, MD    +386 1 5222610   
Principal Investigator: Dasa Stupica, M.D., PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Katarina Ogrinc, M.D., PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Petra Bogovic, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Eva Ruzic-Sabljic, M.D., PhD         
Sub-Investigator: Tjasa Cerar, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Medical Centre Ljubljana
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Study Chair: Franc Strle, MD UMC Ljubljana
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Responsible Party: Franc Strle, M.D., PhD, University Medical Centre Ljubljana Identifier: NCT00910533    
Other Study ID Numbers: LNB-0509
First Posted: June 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 16, 2018
Last Verified: May 2017
Keywords provided by Franc Strle, University Medical Centre Ljubljana:
Lyme neuroborreliosis
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lyme Disease
Lyme Neuroborreliosis
Borrelia Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Spirochaetales Infections
Tick-Borne Diseases
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Infections
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents