Summary

Eligibility
for people ages 55 years and up (full criteria)
Healthy Volunteers
healthy people welcome
Location
at UCLA
Dates
study started
estimated completion

Description

Summary

This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the impact of bovine Lactoferrin (bLf) on respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in an elderly population in the United States.

Official Title

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Study to Evaluate the Impact of Lactoferrin Dietary Supplementation on Respiratory Tract Infections in an Elderly Population

Keywords

Immune Health Respiratory Tract Infections Lactoferrin bovine lactoferrin supplement Investigational: 600 mg bovine lactoferrin supplement

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 55 years and up

  • Aged ≥ 55 years of age at time of consent
  • Able to eat and drink, with assistance if required
  • Investigator and Community Living Center administration expect subject to reside in Community Living Center for the duration of the study
  • Signed consent obtained from subject or legally authorized representative
  • Signed authorization obtained to use and/or disclose Protected Health Information

You CAN'T join if...

  • Receiving (or, in the opinion of the Investigator, likely to receive in the next 6 months) parenteral nutrition
  • Have a known eating disorder or illness, which requires a therapeutic diet incompatible with fortification and/or supplementation
  • Has been diagnosed as immunocompromised or is receiving medication which may cause immune compromise. Note relative immunocompromisation due to age would not exclude the subject
  • Known allergy or intolerance to study products
  • On an end-of-life care pathway or, in the opinion of the Investigator, has a life expectancy of less than 6 months
  • Inappropriate for inclusion in the study in the opinion of the Investigator or Community Living Center administration
  • Have experienced Respiratory Tract Infection within 1 week prior to randomization

Location

  • VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System accepting new patients
    Los Angeles California 90073 United States

Details

Status
accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
Mead Johnson Nutrition
ID
NCT04713735
Study Type
Interventional
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