Enhanced Population-based Core Surveillance of Meningococcal Invasive Infections at Participating Centers Across Canada

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Dec 31, 2022
  • participants needed
    400
  • sponsor
    Canadian Paediatric Society
Updated on 24 April 2022

Summary

Active metropolitan area surveillance for hospital admissions related to invasive infection with Neisseria meningitidis will be conducted at the 12 centers in the IMPACT network in collaboration with Public Health officials, local infection specialists and infection control practitioners during the interval from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2022.

Description

The objectives are 3-fold, including:

  1. description of affected children and adults and the nature and outcome of the infection episodes
  2. incidence rate determination in defined populations, by age, serogroup and study year
  3. detailed study of the organisms recovered from cases

Details
Condition Invasive Meningococcal Disease
Treatment Surveillance
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04184336
SponsorCanadian Paediatric Society
Last Modified on24 April 2022

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Neisseria meningitidis isolated or detected by PCR from a
normally
sterile body site or fluid, such as blood, CSF, joint fluid, pleural, peritoneal
pericardial fluid or tissue biopsy -

Exclusion Criteria

patients diagnosed based only on
clinical signs, gram stain, or antigen test
meningococci isolated only from respiratory tract, including conjunctiva, sinuses
middle ear/mastoid, throat, peritonsillar abscess, cervical lymph node, tracheal
aspirate, bronchial lavage etc -
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