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Bacterial Meningitis in Adults: Analysis of the Determinants of Mortality and Neurosensory Sequelae (COMBAT)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01730690
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 21, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 5, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

Brief Summary:

Major changes in the epidemiological characteristics of bacterial meningitis have been observed as a result of changes in behaviour, human interventions (use of antibiotics, prophylactic vaccinations), as well as poorly elucidated mechanisms responsible for epidemic outbreaks.

The objective of this study is to identify the determinants of in-hospital mortality of bacterial meningitis in adults.

Hypothesis : the standardized data collection concerning cases of bacterial meningitis in adults with telephone follow-up would allow analysis of the determinants of mortality and neurosensory sequelae, description of the psychosocial impact and proposal of new treatment strategies.

Condition or disease
Meningitis, Bacterial

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 527 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Bacterial Meningitis in Adults: Analysis of the Determinants of Mortality and Neurosensory Sequelae
Study Start Date : March 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Meningitis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. In-hospital mortality [ Time Frame: 30 days ]
    mortality in hospital at 30 days

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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:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients with bacterial meningitis adults

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Positive CSF culture and/or positive soluble antigens in CSF with or without a cell reaction
  • Positive PCR in CSF
  • Purpura fulminant (with or without positive CSF culture)
  • Positive PCR in blood and/or positive blood culture AND CSF cell reaction.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age less than 18 years old
  • Refusal to participate

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01730690

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Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris
Paris, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
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Principal Investigator: Xavier duval APHP
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Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01730690    
Other Study ID Numbers: CRC11040
NI11046 ( Other Identifier: APHP )
First Posted: November 21, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 5, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Bacterial meningitis in adults
determinants of in-hospital mortality
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Meningitis, Bacterial
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Central Nervous System Infections