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Diagnostic Accuracy of Pleural Effusion Aspergillosis Biomarker Testing (EFFU-ASP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02104479
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : April 4, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Pfizer
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dieter Buchheidt, Heidelberg University

Brief Summary:
Diagnostic accuracy of biomarker testing (galactomannan (GM), (1

Condition or disease
Invasive Aspergillosis Pleural Effusion Immunosuppression

Detailed Description:
A multicentre, open, prospective diagnostic study on the diagnostic accuracy of biomarker testing (galactomannan (GM), (1

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Open Multicenter Diagnostic Study on the Accuracy of Biomarker Testing (Galactomannan (GM), (1-3)-β-D-glucan (BDG), Aspergillus-specific Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Assay) in Pleural Effusion Samples of Immunocompromised Patients With Suspected Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis (IPA)
Actual Study Start Date : March 31, 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Aspergillosis

Group/Cohort
Immunocompromised Patients
Immunocompromised patients with suspected IPA who have Pleural effusions act as the observed study population
Control Group
Patients without Immunosuppression with pleural effusions



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Test Sensitivity [ Time Frame: one year ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
only fungal DNA is investigated, no human DNA


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
- Immunocompomised Patients based on the following conditions: prolonged neutropenia > 10 d, patients after allogeneic stem cell transplantation or solid organ transplantation, Patients wth acute leukemia in induction treatment, patients witrh graft-versus-host-disease, patients under chronic immunusuppressive therapy such as ciclosporin, patients with HIV, patients with chronic steroid treatment,
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • prolonged neutropenia > 10 d, patients
  • after allogeneic stem cell transplantation or solid organ transplantation,
  • Patients wth acute leukemia in induction treatment,
  • patients witrh graft-versus-host-disease,
  • patients under chronic immunusuppressive therapy such as ciclosporin,
  • patients with HIV,
  • patients with chronic steroid treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years
  • missing informed consent
  • contraindication for pleural centesis

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02104479


Locations
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Germany
University Hospital Mannheim
Mannheim, Baden-Wuerrtemberg, Germany, 68167
Wuerzburg University Hospital
Wuerzburg, Bayern, Germany, 97080
Sponsors and Collaborators
Heidelberg University
Pfizer
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Dieter Buchheidt, MD Universitätsmedizin Mannheim

Publications:
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Responsible Party: Dieter Buchheidt, MD, Heidelberg University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02104479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFFU-ASP 2014
First Posted: April 4, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 24, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Aspergillosis
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Mycoses