Last updated on July 2019

Observational Study of Obstructive Lung Disease (NOVELTY)


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease | Asthma
  • Age: Between 12 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis, or suspected diagnosis, of asthma and/or COPD, according to clinician`s judgment
  • Age: 12 years or older (note: in most countries it will only be feasible to include patients aged 18 years or older)
  • Willing and able to sign written, informed consent (or having a responsible, legally authorised representative acting on patient's behalf)
  • Enrolment from an active clinical practice

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who participated in any respiratory interventional trial during the 12 months prior to enrolment or at enrolment
  • Patients who, in the opinion of the physician, are unlikely to complete 3 years of follow-up, e.g. poor literacy, substance abuse, life-threatening co-morbidity
  • Patients whose primary respiratory diagnosis (i.e. the condition causing most of their respiratory symptoms) is not asthma or COPD (however, a co-diagnosis of another respiratory disease such as bronchiectasis or interstitial lung disease together with asthma or COPD will be accepted)

In addition, the following are considered criteria for exclusion from the exploratory genetic research (donation of blood for DNA and RNA analysis)

  • Previous allogeneic bone marrow transplant
  • Non-leukocyte depleted whole blood transfusion within 120 days of the date of the genetic sample collection

Recruitment Status: Closed


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