Impact of Infectious Diseases Consultation on Vaccination Coverage Among People Waiting for a Kidney Transplant at the Clermont-Ferrand Hospital

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Apr 21, 2026
  • participants needed
    150
  • sponsor
    University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Updated on 21 March 2021

Summary

Solid-organ transplant patients are at increased risk of infectious diseases. Among this population, infectious diseases may be life-threatening or lead to graft rejection. Their prevention is an important challenge. Despite specific national recommendations, vaccination is underutilized. That is why we propose a dedicated infectious diseases consultation during pre-kidney transplantation assessment.

Description

The main objective of this study is to impove vaccine coverage before kidney transplantation.

Enrollment was based on the waiting list for a kidney transplant. Patients newly listed are invited to participate by the transplant team (nephrology department) ; for those that are already registered, a notification letter is sent to their home.

All patients included must :

  • complete a health questionnaire
  • take a blood test at day 0 : viral, bacterial and parasitic serologies, QuantiFERON-TB
  • take a chest X-ray and dental panoramic Patients randomized in interventional group will be seen in specific infectious diseases consultation at Clermont Ferrand Hospital. A letter of recommendations is sent to nephrologist for patients randomized in group control.

The primary study endpoint (immunization coverage) is evaluated at 6 months.

Details
Condition Organ Transplantation, Renal transplant, Organ Transplant - Pediatric, Organ Transplant, Kidney Transplantation, kidney transplant, renal transplantation, kidney transplants
Treatment Specific infectious diseases consultation
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04791098
SponsorUniversity Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Last Modified on21 March 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

Patient over 18
On the waiting list for kidney transplantation at Clermont-Ferrand
Free and informed consent
Affiliation to a social security system

Exclusion Criteria

Patient under 18
Protected adults (individuals under guardianship by court order
Pregnant and nursing women
Prior graft (solid organs or hematopoietic stem cells)
Absence of consent
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