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Enhanced Tuberculosis Case Detection Among Substitution Treatment Patients (TBIDU)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01290081
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 4, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
LLC Corrigo
Ida-Viru Central Hospital, Department of Tuberculosis
Information provided by:
National Institute for Health Development, Estonia

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection among injecting drug users and to conduct randomized controlled trial to evaluate a case management intervention aimed at increasing TB screening and treatment entry among injecting drug users referred from a methadone drug treatment program in Estonia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tuberculosis Other: Case management approach in referral to health care services Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 112 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Prevalence of Latent Tuberculosis and Enhanced Tuberculosis Case Detection Among Injecting Drug Users Receiving Methadone Substitution Treatment
Study Start Date : October 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Active referral
Case management intervention group - study personnel scheduled the TB doctor appointment for the participant, reminded to keep it, and transportation to the clinic was organized when needed.
Other: Case management approach in referral to health care services
Case management intervention aimed at increasing TB screening and treatment entry among injecting drug users referred from a methadone drug treatment program

No Intervention: Passive referral
Participants were instructed to schedule an appointment with TB services themselves.
Other: Case management approach in referral to health care services
Case management intervention aimed at increasing TB screening and treatment entry among injecting drug users referred from a methadone drug treatment program





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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in substitution treatment program,
  • Age 18 years or more,
  • Able to read and write in Estonian or Russian,
  • Able to provide informed consent

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Locations
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Estonia
LLC Corrigo
Jõhvi, Ida-Virumaa, Estonia, 41532
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute for Health Development, Estonia
LLC Corrigo
Ida-Viru Central Hospital, Department of Tuberculosis
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Kristi Rüütel, National Institute for Health Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01290081    
Other Study ID Numbers: TBIDU-1230
First Posted: February 4, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2011
Last Verified: January 2008
Keywords provided by National Institute for Health Development, Estonia:
Tuberculosis
Injecting drug users
Case management
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Infections