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Positron Emission Tomography of Infection and Vasculitis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01878721

Oct 22nd, 2021 - The purpose of this study is to evaluate the value of PET/CT in various inflammatory conditions caused by bacterial infection or vasculitis. Our aim is to: investigate whether FDG (18F-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose fluorodeoxyglucose) PET/CT and 68Ga-(Gallium-68) citrate PET/CT enable the early and accurate detection of metastatic infection foci in Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. study the usefu...

An Observational Study to Assess the Prevalence and Outcomes of Primary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis in Persons Aged > / = 14 Years Presenting With Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) in Endemic Are...
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03908632

Oct 22nd, 2021 - This is an observational study in 1,000 individuals aged 14 years or older, diagnosed with Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) who meet all eligibility criteria in Coccidioides endemic regions. This study is designed to provide data on the prevalence of primary pulmonary coccidioidomycosis among persons presenting with CAP in endemic regions. Among individuals diagnosed with primary pulmonary co...

Characterization of Tissue-Specific Immune Responses to Bronchoscopic Instillation of Mycobacterial Antigens Into the Human Lung
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05027958

Oct 22nd, 2021 - We propose a pilot study in which we employ directed bronchoscopic instillation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb)-derived Purified Protein Derivative (PPD) to evaluate local airway immune response in adults with or without latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI). Primary Objective: The primary objective of this study is to understand the pulmonary immune response to mycobacterial antigens by det...

Efficacy and Safety of Apixaban in COVID-19 Coagulopathy Patients With Respiratory Severity Under Critical Care
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05088928

Oct 22nd, 2021 - There is an increased risk of Venous and Arterial thromboembolism in COVID-19 infection. The main reason being that the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 induces hyperinflammation and subsequently immunothrombolism which is wide spread in the body3. The angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor, which is utilized by the virus to infect the host, is present throughout the human body organs and ...

COVID-19 Immunity Assessment
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05080231

Oct 22nd, 2021 - The DxTerity COVID-19 Immunity Assessment Collection Mailer Kit contains the DxCollect MicroCollection Device (MCD) Serology fingerstick blood collection device packaged as a home collection kit, designed for collection and shipment of fingerstick blood back to DxTerity CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvements Amendment) certified laboratory for testing. The clinical performance of the collection...

Ozone Plasma on Lung Function and Inflammatory Parameters in Pulmonary Sequelae Associated With Coronavirus 19 Infection
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05089305

Oct 22nd, 2021 - The objective of this study is to evaluate whether the administration by inhalation of ozone plasma favorably modifies lung function and inflammatory parameters in patients with pulmonary sequelae associated with coronavirus 19 infection (SARS-COV-2). We will conduct an open-ended, uncontrolled clinical trial in 35 male and female patients, between 25-80 years of age with previous confirmed dia...

Study of Lung Proteins in Patients With Pneumonia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00077909

Oct 22nd, 2021 - OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to analyze bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid from patients with lung infiltrates in order to discover new biomarkers and protein/peptide expression patterns that are associated with specific types of pulmonary diseases and infections. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) is a standard method to obtain lower airway samples to evaluate pulmonary infiltrates in o...

Community Dynamics of Malaria Transmission in Humans and Mosquitoes in Fleh-la and Marshansue, Salala District, Bong County, Liberia
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04704674

Oct 22nd, 2021 - A vaccine that interrupts malaria transmission is critical to eradicate the disease, but improved assays are needed to measure the efficacy of vaccines. Transmission-blocking vaccines (TBVs) work by inducing antibodies that inhibit parasite development in the mosquito interrupting transmission. Efficacy of vaccines may be estimated by in vitro membrane feeding assays using immune sera and labor...

Post Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Syndrome Indonesian Population
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05060562

Oct 21st, 2021 - Target Population: As explained in the study population section Recruitment Snowball technique from the COVID 19 survivor groups Online questionnaire is provided to obtain the data Data Source: Medical Resume Laboratory Information possessed by individuals Telemedicine observation possessed by individuals Predictors: Demographic factors (age at diagnosis and current age at data collection, sex ...

BinaxNOW for Evaluating Children for Infection With SARS-CoV-2
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05087524

Oct 21st, 2021 - The overall purpose and research goal of this project is to understand how the virus SARS-CoV-2 is spread in the K-8 setting, decrease secondary cases of COVID-19, improve attendance and educational opportunities for children, teachers and other school staff, and decrease time away from work for parents (with threat of loss of employment and other benefits). The investigators hypothesize that p...

COVID19 Hospitilized in Clinica Pasteur of Neuquen (Argentina)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05087394

Oct 21st, 2021 - Consecutive patients with acute infection by SARS-COV2 and severe or critical COVID19 disease, or acute complications, hospitalized in the Pasteur Clinic of Neuquén city from the beginning of the pandemic in the region until December 31, 2021. Data were obtained retrospectively from information registered simultaneously with hospitalization in three databases (RedCap, DataTech and Excel). . Inc...

Correlation Study of Isotype Switching and Neutralizing Capacity to the COVID-19 Variants Strain
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05087277

Oct 21st, 2021 - In 150 individuals who received primary and booster COVID-19 inactivated vaccine, the neutralization ability of antibodies against covid-19 mutant after primary and booster immunization was evaluated by constructing pseudotyped SARS-CoV-2 variants. The contribution and influence of IgG subclasses on neutralization capacity were assessed by Elisa assay. All participants were recruited aged betwe...

LOnger-term Effects of SARS-CoV-2 INfection on Blood Vessels And Blood pRessure (LOCHINVAR)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05087290

Oct 21st, 2021 - The Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic is one of the biggest medical challenges in recent years. Whilst COVID-19 primarily affects the lungs, causing interstitial pneumonitis and severe acute respiratory distress syndrome, it also affects multiple organ systems, including the cardiovascular system(1-3). There are documented associations between severity of disease/mortality risk and adv...

Infections in Migrants in Sweden - the Importance of Malaria and Other Parasitic Infections
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05086887

Oct 21st, 2021 - Study participants are recruited in different ways, participation in the study is offered when attending an asylum health clinic at several sites in the Stockholm county. Secondly, patients attending the Infectious Disease outpatient clinic for non-febrile diseases (e.g. follow up of hepatitis, treatment for latent tuberculosis). Thirdly, quota refugees from Democratic Republic of the Congo or ...

Pembrolizumab in Treating Patients With HIV and Relapsed, Refractory, or Disseminated Malignant Neoplasms
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02595866

Oct 21st, 2021 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: I. To assess the safety and tolerability of MK-3475 (pembrolizumab) in HIV-infected patients on effective antiretroviral therapy and with relapsed/refractory or disseminated acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)-defining or non-AIDS defining malignancy. II. To assess the safety and feasibility of MK-3475 (pembrolizumab) administration as first systemic therapy for HIV a...

PVP-I Nasal Sprays and SARS-CoV-2 Nasopharyngeal Titers (for COVID-19)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04347954

Oct 21st, 2021 - The study aims to determine the safety and efficacy of povidone-iodine (PVP-I) containing nasal sprays as compared to isotonic saline nasal sprays in COVID-19 positive patients. The primary outcome measure is SARS-CoV-2 viral titers in the nasal cavity and nasopharynx. In vitro studies have shown PVP-I to be highly virucidal against the viruses which cause SARS and MERS. Additionally, clinical ...

A Sourcing Study to Collect Human Blood Samples From Healthy Adults
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03493919

Oct 20th, 2021 - The purpose of this study is to collect large volumes of matched pairs of pre- and post-vaccination sera from healthy subjects who will be administered GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' vaccine against meningitis- MenACWY vaccine (Menveo) or rMenB+OMV NZ vaccine (Bexsero), which will serve for the development, qualification, validation and maintenance of immunological assays and will support t...

A Study to Test Whether Spesolimab Helps People With a Skin Disease Called Hidradenitis Suppurativa
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04762277

Oct 20th, 2021 - This study is open to adults with a chronic inflammatory skin disease called hidradenitis suppurativa. The purpose of this study is to find out whether a medicine called spesolimab helps people with moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa. Participants are put into 2 groups by chance. One group takes spesolimab. The other group takes placebo. Every participant has twice the chance of being ...

SAFEWATER Health & Behaviour Impact Field Trials; Mexico
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04736615

Oct 20th, 2021 - At least 1.8 billion people globally use a source of drinking water that is faecally contaminated and thus likely to lead to diarrheal illness: nearly 1,000 children die each day due to water and sanitation-related diarrhoeal diseases. Diseases related to the consumption of contaminated drinking-water place a major burden on human health. In 2017, 785 million people still lacked access to an im...

ImmuneSense COVID-19 Variant Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05054088

Oct 20th, 2021 - This study will assess the clinical performance of the T-Detect™ COVID test to identify an immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection in the setting of multiple circulating variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Performance may vary depending on the variants circulating at the time of testing, including newly emerging strains of SARS-CoV-2 and their prevalence, which changes over time.