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Meningitis Clinical Trials

A listing of Meningitis medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (41) clinical trials

Petechiae In Children (PIC) Study: Defining A Clinical Decision Rule for The Management Of Fever and Non-Blanching Rashes In Children Including The Role Of Point Of Care Testing For Procalcitonin & Neisseria Meningitidis DNA.

A fever an a non-blanching rash is a relatively common presentation the the emergency department. A minority of children with a fever and a non-blanching rash with have a life-threatening infection. Currently it is very difficult to determine those children that require urgent treatment from those that have a simple ...

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Daptomycin in Pediatric Patients With Bacterial Meningitis

Background Acute bacterial meningitis is a severe infection, which leads to persistent neurological deficits in up to 50% of patients, despite optimal medical treatment. Although, the incidence of acute bacterial meningitis has declined in developed countries since the advent of vaccines against Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae, this is not ...


Venous Sinus Stenting for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Refractory to Medical Therapy

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) is a disease that affects mainly young people, and is associated with headache and loss of vision. The medical and surgical management of IIH is problematic and many patients are not treated effectively. Some cases of IIH are associated with severe stenosis of the large veins ...


Surveillance of Hospitalised Pneumonia and Bacterial Meningitis in T ne District Togo 2010-2013

The aim of this study is to estimate the burden of disease due to pneumococci, other bacteria and viruses in the African meningitis belt prior to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine introduction and to estimate the population impact of the vaccine after its implementation in 2014. In a defined population of a ...

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Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care

The purpose of this study is to characterize the PK ( Pharmacokinetics) of understudied drugs administered to children per standard of care as prescribed by their treating caregiver. This will be accomplished by the collection of biological samples during the time of drug administration per standard of care as prescribed ...

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Fosfomycin i.v. for Treatment of Severely Infected Patients

The purpose of this European, multicentric, prospective, non-interventional study is to document and evaluate the efficacy and safety of the treatment of severely infected patients with intravenously administered fosfomycin, including patients with osteomyelitis, complicated urinary tract infection, nosocomial lower respiratory tract infection, bacterial meningitis/central nervous system infection, bacteraemia/sepsis, skin and ...

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Driving Reduced AIDS-associated Meningo-encephalitis Mortality

HIV-associated central nervous system (CNS) infection causes significant mortality and places a high burden on limited health care resources in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Cohort and autopsy studies estimate that CNS infections cause up to 25% of HIV-related deaths. Cryptococcal meningitis alone is estimated to account for up to 20% of ...

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Intrathecal Trastuzumab Administration in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients Developing Carcinomatous Meningitis

Phase I: Secondary Outcome Measures: Recommended dose (RD will be used in Phase II) Toxicity during treatment Clinical response to specific neurologic symptoms Time to neurologic progression Biological response: CSF cellularity and protein concentration Radiological response: cerebrospinal meningitis and neuraxis RMI Impact on quality of life Impact on survival (overall ...


Combined Intracerebral and Jugular Bulb Microdialysis

Purpose To describe the incidence of cerebral mitochondrial dysfunction in comatose patients admitted to the Neurointensive Care Unit (NICU) at Odense University Hospital and to evaluate the possible correlations between cerebral and jugular bulb microdialysis in an effort to develop new, effective and less invasive diagnostical tools for relevant patient ...

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Clinical Study of Meningococcal ACYWX Conjugate Vaccine in 12-16 Month Olds

Out of the 13 identified serogroups of Neisseria meningitidis (Nm) the six serogroups (A, B, C, W, Y and X) are responsible for majority of infections. Presently available vaccines effectively protect against A, B, C, W and Y serogroups; but no vaccine that is protective against serogroup X is available ...