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Parasitological Evaluation of Fascioliasis in Clinically Suspected Patients .

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03869788
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : March 11, 2019
Last Update Posted : July 5, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Samah Mohammad Hussein, Assiut University

Brief Summary:
WHO considers foodborne trematodes as neglected tropical diseases. Fascioliasis is the most widely distributed trematode reported from over 81 countries around the world it imposes its highest burden in developing countries

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Study Type : Observational [Patient Registry]
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Target Follow-Up Duration: 1 Day
Official Title: Parasitological Evaluation of Fascioliasis in Clinically Suspected Patients and the Effect of Some Plant Extract on The Adult Worm
Estimated Study Start Date : September 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 1, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 1, 2022

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of human cases whose stool examination positive for fasciola eggs . [ Time Frame: One year ]

    Stool analysis will be done to detect eggs of fasciola worm by direct smear and concentration techniques .

    to patients complaining of vague gastrointestinal disturbances, and biliary colic pain, intermittent jaundice and right upper quadrant abdominal tenderness .

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Stool samples

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 85 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
  • Human cases complaining of previous symptoms .
  • Farmer .
  • Resident of rural area in Assiut governorate especially in Manfalout city .
  • Exposed to stagnant chanell water .

Inclusion Criteria:

  • vague gastrointestinal disturbances.
  • intermittent eosinophilia.
  • biliary obstruction.
  • biliary colic pain.
  • intermittent jaundice.
  • right upper-quadrant abdominal tenderness.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no exclusion Criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03869788

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Contact: samah M Ahmad, demonstrator 00201025180292
Contact: Hanaa Y Bakir, prof Dr 00201022550282

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Assiut University Hospital
Assiut, Egypt, Assiut University71515
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assiut University
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Study Director: Salma M Abdel-Rahman, prof unaffiliation
Additional Information:

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Responsible Party: Samah Mohammad Hussein, Teaching assistant at parasitology department, Assiut University Identifier: NCT03869788    
Other Study ID Numbers: PEOFCSP
First Posted: March 11, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 5, 2019
Last Verified: March 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Trematode Infections
Parasitic Diseases
Liver Diseases, Parasitic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases