Last updated on May 2018

Pediatric Vasculitis Initiative


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Unclassified Vasculitis | Microscopic Polyangiitis | Wegener's Granulomatosis | Cerebral Vasculitis | Churg-Strauss Syndrome | Polyarteritis Nodosa | Pulseless Disease
  • Age: - 20 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion criteria for vasculitis subjects:

  • Diagnosed with ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV: such as Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA), Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (EGPA) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)), Primary Angiitis of the Central Nervous System (PACNS), Unclassified vasculitis, Takayasu's Arteritis (TA) or Polyarteritis Nodosa (PAN) before age 18

Inclusion criteria for healthy controls:

  • Healthy adult or child

Exclusion Criteria for vasculitis subjects:

  • Diagnosed with other vasculitis subtypes not listed above
  • More than 20 years of age

Exclusion criteria for healthy controls:

  • Donated greater than 20 ml of blood in the previous three weeks
  • Has an immune disorder or blood borne infectious diseases (such as HIV or Hepatitis)
  • Has vasculitis, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, an autoimmune disease, a thyroid condition, or other chronic conditions involving the heart, lungs, gut or kidney
  • Has a previous history of anaemia or abnormal blood clotting
  • Has a current or previous drug abuse problem

Recruitment Status: Open


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