Epidemiologic Study Evaluating Infections in Elderly Patients

NCT00900952

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Mataró, Barcelona, 08304, Spain
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Eligibility Criteria
condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Infection
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
65 + years
Inclusion Criteria
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- Patients > 65 years of age that are hospitalized in an Internal Medicine ward and have an active infection (skin and soft tissue, intra-abdominal, or respiratory infections) from the community that needs antibiotic treatment

- Patients must have at least one sample processed for microbiological diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria
The factors, or reasons, that prevent a person from participating in a clinical study.
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- COPD exacerbation


- Urinary tract infections


- Hospital acquired infections


- Other infections not in inclusion criteria

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Advanced Information
Descriptive Information
Brief Title Epidemiologic Study Evaluating Infections in Elderly Patients
Official Title Epidemiologic Study of Infections in Elderly Patients
Brief Summary The purpose of this observational study is to assess the prevalence and demographic and clinical characteristics of infections in elderly people admitted to Internal Medicine wards in Spain, as well as the etiology and resistance pattern for the main causal agents, and outcome.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Infected elderly patients treated at Internal Medicine wards in Spanish hospitals
Condition Infection
Intervention Other: Clinical record review
Study Groups/Cohorts 1
Infected elderly patients
Intervention: Other: Clinical record review
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: October 8, 2009)
240
Original Estimated Enrollment
 (submitted: May 12, 2009)
500
Actual Study Completion Date June 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date June 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients > 65 years of age that are hospitalized in an Internal Medicine ward and have an active infection (skin and soft tissue, intra-abdominal, or respiratory infections) from the community that needs antibiotic treatment
  • Patients must have at least one sample processed for microbiological diagnosis

Exclusion criteria:

  • COPD exacerbation
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Hospital acquired infections
  • Other infections not in inclusion criteria
Sex/Gender
Sexes Eligible for Study:All
Ages 65 Years and older   (Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers No
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries Spain
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT00900952
Other Study ID Numbers 3074X1-4489
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party Wyeth (Registry Contact: Clinical Trial Registry Specialist), Wyeth
Study Sponsor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Collaborators Not Provided
Investigators
Study Director:Medical MonitorWyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
PRS Account Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Verification Date October 2009