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Study Name: Persistent Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Growth in Respiratory Culture
Study Type: Interventional
Intervention Category: Anti-Infective
Study Sponsor: Boyle, Michael

Funding for this trial has been provided in full or in part by Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc.
Study Phase: Other
Recruitment Status: Recruiting
Study Drug(s): Multiple systemic antibiotics
Number of Participants Being Recruited: 40
Single / Multi-Center: Multi-Center
The study will look at the safety and effectiveness of a 28 day-course of vancomycin for inhalation in getting rid of the bacteria, Methicillan Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), from the respiratory tract of people with CF who have persistent MRSA infections. Study participants will be randomly assigned to either the vancomycin for inhalation or placebo for inhalation. In addition, both groups will receive oral rifampin, a second oral antibiotic (TMP-SMX or doxycycline, protocol determined), mupirocin intranasal cream and chlorhexidine body washes. Specimens of blood, sputum, and urine will be collected during the trial as well as pulmonary lung function testing.
Age: >= 12 Years
FEV1: >= 30 Percent Predicted
P. aeruginosa status: Not applicable
B. cepacia status: Negative
Other Primary Eligibility Requirements:

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Sponsor Contact Information: Boyle, Michael
(410) 502-7044
Trial Specific Link on
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Trials ;DOI 10.1186/1745-6215-15-223

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