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Atlanta, Georgia 30322


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to see if applying parafilm as an external barrier on the central line in children having a bone marrow transplant helps to prevent central line associated bloodstream infection(s) and also to assess the ease of use of parafilm.


Study summary:

Central line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) result in significant morbidity and mortality, particularly in patients undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT). HCT patients are at high risk for CLABSI due to multiple factors, including prolonged immune suppression and the need for long-term central venous access. The investigators want to assess the feasibility of the use of a parafilm central line barrier (parafilm) as standard of care in pediatric HCT patients. The investigators will also assess the effectiveness of the parafilm to reduce the incidence of CLABSI in these patients.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Must be between the age of 0 and 21 years at the time of enrollment - Must be undergoing allogeneic or autologous HCT for a malignant or non-malignant disorder - Must have or be scheduled to have a tunneled CVC Exclusion Criteria: - Patients undergoing other interventions to prevent CLABSI (e.g. Children's Oncology Group (COG) study ACCL1034 with Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG); antimicrobial lock therapy, etc.) - Patients who only have a port


NCT ID:

NCT02575079


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Lakshmanan Krishnamurti, MD
Emory University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Atlanta, Georgia 30322
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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