Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303


The objective of this study is to evaluate the microbial consortia and the host inflammatory factors present in the nasal passages of patients during upper respiratory symptomology and when healthy using culture and molecular analysis techniques.


Inclusion Criteria: - Adults, male or female, between the ages 18 - 60 - Exhibiting symptoms of an upper respiratory ailment, which may include runny or stuffy nose, sore throat, fever, headache, cough, malaise, or loss of appetite with no indication or intention to treat with excluded medications. Exclusion Criteria: - Use of antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, antihistamines, anticholinergic, anti-inflammatory, any nasal inhaled medications (other than saline), or steroid medications within the four (4) weeks prior to enrollment and during the course of the study. Use of cough suppressants and herbal medications are permitted.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Charles Fogarty, MD
Spartanburg Medical Research

Jami Jones
Phone: (864) 583-1556

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

Spartanburg, South Carolina 29303
United States

Jami Jones
Phone: 864-237-8517

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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