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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus clinical trials at UC Health
5 in progress, 1 open to new patients

  • Pharmacokinetics of Understudied Drugs Administered to Children Per Standard of Care

    open to eligible people ages up to 21 years

    Understudied drugs will be administered to children per standard of care as prescribed by their treating caregiver and only biological sample collection during the time of drug administration will be involved. A total of approximately 7000 children aged <21 years who are receiving these drugs for standard of care will be enrolled and will be followed for up a maximum of 90 days. The goal of this study is to characterize the pharmacokinetics of understudied drugs for which specific dosing recommendations and safety data are lacking. The prescribing of drugs to children will not be part of this protocol. Taking advantage of procedures done as part of routine medical care (i.e. blood draws) this study will serve as a tool to better understand drug exposure in children receiving these drugs per standard of care. The data collected through this initiative will also provide valuable pharmacokinetic and dosing information of drugs in different pediatric age groups as well as special pediatric populations (i.e. obese).

    at UCSD UCLA

  • Active Bathing to Eliminate Infection (ABATE Infection) Trial

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    The ABATE Infection Project is a cluster randomized trial of hospitals to compare two quality improvement strategies to reduce multi-drug resistant organisms and healthcare-associated infections in non-critical care units. The two strategies to be evaluated are: - Arm 1: Routine Care Routine policy for showering/bathing - Arm 2: Decolonization Use of chlorhexidine as routine soap for showering or bed bathing for all patients Mupirocin x 5 days if MRSA+ by history, culture, or screen Note that enrolled "subjects" represents 53 individual HCA Hospitals (representing ~190 non-critical care units) that have been randomized.

    at UC Irvine

  • Dalbavancin for the Treatment of Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections in Children, Known or Suspected to be Caused by Susceptible Gram-positive Organisms, Including MRSA

    Sorry, not currently recruiting here

    To determine the safety and descriptive efficacy of dalbavancin for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections in children, aged 3 months to 17 years, known or suspected to be caused by susceptible Gram-positive organisms, including methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus.

    at UCLA

  • Project CLEAR - Changing Lives by Eradicating Antibiotic Resistance

    Sorry, in progress, not accepting new patients

    This randomized controlled trial will compare strategies to reduce the risk of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection and re-hospitalization in MRSA carriers. This trial will provide critical answers about the role of decolonization versus standard-of-care education in preventing MRSA infections in the large group of high risk MRSA-positive patients being discharged from hospitals. Findings could potentially impact best practice for the 1.8 million MRSA carriers who are discharged from US hospitals each year.

    at UC Irvine UCLA

  • Short and Long Term Outcomes of Doxycycline Versus Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Treatment

    Sorry, not yet accepting patients

    The purpose of this study is to compare how well two different antibiotics, doxycycline (DOXY) and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), work at curing uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infection (uSSTI) such as 1.Boils (pus in the skin, also known as abscesses and furuncles) or 2. Infections that appear only on the skin surface (called cellulitis and erysipelas) that have pus.

    at UCLA

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