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Travel in the Tropics and Acquisition of Multidrug-resistant Bacteria (VOYAG-R) (VOYAG-R)

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. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01526187
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : October 15, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to Measure the fecal carriage of multidrug-resistant bacteria after a travel in the tropics.

Condition or disease
Fecal Carriage of Multidrug-resistant Bacteria

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 750 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Acquisition of Multidrug-resistant Bacteria After Travel in the Tropics : Prevalence, Determinants and Length of Carriage
Study Start Date : February 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2014

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Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin America

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary endpoint is defined by the presence of MRE in the stool back from traveling in the tropics in patients who were not carriers before travel. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Location, acquisition of data regarding travel conditions and traveller's profile [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    1. - Location: Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America
    2. - Acquisition of data: sex, age, socioeconomic status, diet, frequency of history of travel in the same geographical area, type of antimalarial prophylaxis (and compliance), type of stay, occurrence

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult volunteers in the vaccination center prior to a travel in the tropics.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age greater than 18 years
  • Consulting a vaccination center
  • Travel in the tropics for a minimum of 2 days and maximum of 90 day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant woman (known pregnancy) or breastfeeding
  • Refusal to participate in the study,
  • Accompanied by a subject already included,
  • Subject has already been included in the study,
  • Inability to follow in the weeks following the return trip in the tropics.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01526187

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Paris, France, 75018
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
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Principal Investigator: Sophie MATHERON, MD,PHD APHP
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Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris Identifier: NCT01526187    
Other Study ID Numbers: NI 11012 (AOR 11101)
First Posted: February 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 15, 2014
Last Verified: March 2013
Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
Public Health and Epidemiology
Infectious and Tropical