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Study Name: Management of Bacterial Air Contamination in CF Clinics
Study Type: Observational
Intervention Category: Other
Study Sponsor: Zuckerman, Jonathan

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: 352
Single / Multi-Center: Multi-Center
Spread of bacteria among CF patients has been reported with increasing frequency. There are no clear recommendations about the use of masks in the outpatient setting. The main purpose of this study is to see whether mask use by CF patients during office visits can reduce contamination of examination room air. Study particpants will be randomly assigned to wearing a mask during the one study visit or not to wear a mask during the visit. Air samples will be collected at different times during the study visit.
Age: >= 6 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 If a specific trial listing for this trial is available, a link to the specific listing will be present in the "More Information" section below.
Sponsor Contact Information:
Trial Specific Link on Not Available
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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.
  • Maine Medical Center (Adult), Portland, ME, 04102
    Contact Information:
        Tardif, Snow
        Phone: (207) 662-6550
  • Morristown Medical Center (Adult), Morristown, NJ, 07962
    Contact Information:
        Martinez, Nancy
        Phone: (973) 971-5138
  • Children's Hospital of New York Columbia University (Pediatric), New York City, NY, 10032
    Contact Information:
        Sadeghi, Hossein
        Phone: (212) 305-5122
  • Children's Hospital of New York Columbia University (Pediatric), New York City, NY, 10032
    Contact Information:
        Kattan, Meyer
        Phone: (212) 305-5122
  • Vermont Children's Hospital (Pediatric), Burlington, VT, 05401
    Contact Information:
        Burns, Stephanie
        Phone: (802) 847-2103
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