Conquering Diseases

Study Of An Investigational Drug To Treat A Bloodstream Infection Related To A Catheter

Description

Seeking persons aged 12 and older who have a bloodstream infection related to a central venous catheter (CVC) for a study of an investigational drug to disinfect the catheter.

Overview

Participants will be randomly assigned to either receive the investigational drug or the study doctors usual method for sterilizing the catheter or central line. All participants will also receive the standard antibiotic treatment for the bloodstream infection.

What we're hoping for

Evaluate whether the investigational drug is safe and effective in treating a catheter or central-line associated bloodstream infection without having to replace the catheter.

Additional Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02901717

 Principal Investigator

Jennifer  Daly, 

UMass Memorial Health Care

 Study Contact

The Cancer  Research Office

508-856-3216

Cancer.research@umassmed.edu

 Location

UMMS University Campus

55 Lake Ave North 

Worcester,MA 01655

508-856-8989