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Clinical Trial Details

Overview

Research Study Summary

Patients are needed to participate in a clinical research study for the treatment of Rheumatic Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis or Tuberculosis

Research Study Title

Evaluation of the Usefulness of Interferon-γ Release Assays and Tuberculin Skin Test for Detection of Latent Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection in Korean Patients With Rheumatic Diseases

Purpose

The purposes of this study

  1. to compare the positivity of tuberculin skin test(TST) and QuantiFERON-TB Gold (QFT-G), and determine the level of agreement between two tests in patients with rheumatic diseases

  2. to evaluate the difference in the occurrence of active TB in patients who receive both QFT-G and TST compared with those who receive only TST for detecting of Latent tuberculosis infection(LTBI) who are candidates of TNF inhibitors.

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Gender

Both Male and Female

Age

N/A

Overall Status

Recruiting

Lead Sponsor

Hanyang University

Duration

17 Months

Facility Type

N/A

Eligibility

Both Male and Female ages up to N/A

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with rheumatic diseases who examined TST or QFT-G in Hanyang university hospital from 2004 to 2010

Exclusion Criteria:

  • N/A

Site Locations (1)

Country State City Zip Facility and Contact
Korea, Republic of Sung-dong Gu Seoul 133-792 Hanyang University Hospital for rheumatic disease
Sang-cheol Bae, MD
82-2-2290-9230
scbae@hanyang.ac.kr

Contact

Sang-cheol Bae, director
82-2-2290-8260
E-mail:

NCT ID: NCT01685905

Date Last Changed: September 17, 2012

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