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Study Name: Characterization of MRSA infection/colonization in CF
Study Type: Observational
Intervention Category: Not Applicable
Study Sponsor: Muhlebach, Marianne

Funding for this trial has been provided in full or in part by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
Study Phase: Other
Recruitment Status: Trial Completed
Study Drug(s): Not Applicable
Number of Participants Being Recruited: 450
Single / Multi-Center: Multi-Center
STUDY BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
Frequency of MRSA infections have increased globally and in patients with CF. This study seeks to define if sub-types of MRSA differ in regards to effect on exacerbations, lung function and nutrition. The study also tests which antibiotics would be most useful for treating MRSA and if children and their parents would need to also have disinfection of nose and skin to avoid re-infection.
ELIGIBILITY
Age: 1 Years - 18 Years
FEV1: Not Applicable
P. aeruginosa status: Not applicable
B. cepacia status: Not applicable
Other Primary Eligibility Requirements:

Note: Detailed eligibility criteria information may be available on clinicaltrials.gov. If a specific trial listing for this trial is available, a link to the specific clinicaltrials.gov listing will be present in the "More Information" section below.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Sponsor Contact Information: Muhlebach, Marianne
(919) 966-1055
marianne_muhlebach@med.unc.edu
Trial Specific Link on ClinicalTrials.gov: Not Available
Clinical Research Terms Glossary: Click here
PARTICIPATING SITES:
The sites listed below are currently recruiting subjects. Please note that this list generally lists either the pediatric or adult program but not both even though both programs may be recruiting subjects. Also, this list does not include sites that may be participating in the study but are not yet open for recruitment. If you are interested in this study please contact your center for more information.
AL
  • The Children's Hospital/University of Alabama at Birmingham (Pediatric), Birmingham, AL, 35233
    Contact Information:
        Hathorne, Heather
        Phone: (205) 638-9568
        Email: hhathorne@peds.uab.edu
GA
  • Emory University (Pediatric), Atlanta, GA, 30322
    Contact Information:
        Hunter, Eric
        Phone: (404) 785-3102
        Email: eahunte@emory.edu
IN
  • Riley Hospital for Children Indiana University Medical Center (Pediatric), Indianapolis, IN, 46202
    Contact Information:
        Bendy, Lisa
        Phone: (317) 948-7152
        Email: lbendy@iupui.edu
MO
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University (Pediatric), St. Louis, MO, 63110
    Contact Information:
        Hicks, Tina
        Phone: (314) 747-2707
        Email: Hicks_T@kids.wustl.edu
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University (Pediatric), St. Louis, MO, 63110
    Contact Information:
        Rodgers, Denise
        Phone: (314) 286-1176
        Email: rodgers@kids.wustl.edu
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital Washington University (Pediatric), St. Louis, MO, 63110
    Contact Information:
        Burks, Patricia
        Phone: (314) 454-5175
        Email: Burks_P@kids.wustl.edu
NC
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Pediatric), Chapel Hill, NC, 27599
    Contact Information:
        Barlow, Carol
        Phone: (919) 966-9146
        Email: cbarlow@med.unc.edu
PA
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Pediatric), Pittsburgh, PA, 15213
    Contact Information:
        Hartigan, Elizabeth
        Phone: (412) 692-7060
        Email: elizabeth.hartigan@chp.edu
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