Modulation of Molecular Fingerprinting in Pediatric Sepsis
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02055105
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2015 by Phoenix Children's Hospital. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The goal of this study is to demonstrate the sensitivity and specificity of detecting circulating micro RNA (miRNA) biomarkers in pediatric septic patients. It will also follow expression and modulation of levels in response to therapy in comparison to current biomarkers.
Condition or disease
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Procedure: miRNA in Sepsis
This study will aid in the evaluation of determining the accuracy of these miRNAs in pediatric patients and help in establishing pilot data for additional studies in the future. The testing will include blood samples, urine samples and buccal swabs from patients who meet eligibility at 5 time points to analyze biomarkers. Study participants will receive standard of care with antimicrobials and any additional appropriate cardiovascular or respiratory support per the clinical team. The samples will collected and stored at -80 until analysis can be performed. In addition to, during the course of the hospitalization, the enrolled patient will have data collected to calculate severity scores, including updated Pediatric Risk of Mortality (PRISM III) scores and simplified Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System(TISS-28) scores. All patient information will be de-identified. A standard procedure manual will be developed detailing the methods for data collection and entry. Data will be recorded in a de-identified manner on a Microsoft Excel database on a secure institutional server by the institutional staff. Data will then be analyzed to determine correlation of biomarkers to morbidity and mortality for these patients.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
1 Year to 18 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age 1 through 18 years
Patients admitted to the PICU with concerns for sepsis or those developing sepsis during their admission to the hospital.
Patients must be enrolled int he study from arrival time tot he ED up to 24 hours from the time of initiation of antibiotic therapy for treatment of sepsis or septic shock.
Signed informed consent.
Patients <1 year of age and greater than 18 years of age.