Last updated on January 2019

Collection of Samples From Pregnant Women for the Evaluation of Preeclampsia (Pre-E) Biomarkers


Brief description of study

Preeclampsia (Pre-E) is a hypertensive disease of pregnancy with multi-system involvement that usually occurs in the second half of pregnancy. Pre-E occurs in 5% to 7% of U.S. pregnancies, and is the third-leading cause of U.S. maternal death. Improvements to the current diagnostic paradigm have been evaluated. However, no stand-alone diagnostic method has emerged that more accurately identifies women at risk for preeclampsia, warranting improvements in diagnosing Pre-E.

This sample collection study will obtain serum and urine samples from pregnant women who present with clinical signs, symptoms, or conditions contributing to the suspicion of Pre-E. Samples will be used to evaluate and validate the performance of an assay intended to aid in assessing the risk of Pre-E.

Detailed Study Description

Eligible subjects will provide written informed consent after which demographic and baseline clinical data will be recorded.

Collection of whole blood and urine samples will be performed at one or more clinic visits from pregnant women carrying a single fetus with no known fetal abnormalities.

Interim study visits will continue every 14 days [+/- 3 days] until the subject either: 1) reaches 37 0/7 weeks' gestation, 2) develops Pre-E, 3) delivers, or 4) is lost to follow-up.

In addition, a group of pregnant women diagnosed with Pre-E will be enrolled as positive control cases.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02780414

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Alan Tita, MD, MPH, PhD

Center of Research in Women's Health
Birmingham, AL United States
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David Haas, MD, MS

Indiana University Health Physicians Women's Health
Indianapolis, IN United States
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Kim Boggess, MD

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Maged Costantine, MD

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Galveston, TX United States
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Erin Clark, MD

University of Utah Hospital, OB/GYN Dept.
Salt Lake City, UT United States
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Emily Su, MD, MSCI

University of Colorado
Aurora, CO United States
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Audrey Merriman, MD

Yale Medical
New Haven, CT United States
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William Grobman, MD

Northwestern
Chicago, IL United States
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Irina Burd, MD

Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD United States
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Tony Wen, MD

University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS United States
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George Macones, MD

Washington Univ School of Medicine - Dept of OB-GYN
Saint Louis, MO United States
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Martin Chavez, MD

Winthrop Clinical Trials Center
Mineola, NY United States
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Chad Grotegut, MD

Duke University
Durham, NC United States
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Mounira Habli, MD

Good Samaritan Hospital
Cincinnati, OH United States
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Rodney Edwards, MD

University of Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, OK United States
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Michael Paglia, MD

Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA United States
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Carlos Torres, MD

Regional Obstetrical Consultants, PC
Chattanooga, TN United States
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Sina Haeri, MD

Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine
Austin, TX United States
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Bahaeddine Sibai, MD

UT Health Medical School
Houston, TX United States
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Anna Palatnik, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin - Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Milwaukee, WI United States
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Recruitment Status: Open


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