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A Comparative Study of Ampicillin/Sulbactam Versus Moxifloxacin in the Treatment of Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

Information source: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on October 04, 2010
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Intra-abdominal Infection

Intervention: moxifloxacin (Drug); ampicillin/sulbactam (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital

Overall contact:
Chao-wen Chen, MD/MPH, Phone: 886-7-3121101, Ext: 7553, Email: ytljwc@gmail.com

Summary

On the basis of monotherapy for intra-abdominal infection, the investigators are conducting this study to identify the difference of drug efficacy between ampicillin/sulbactam and moxifloxacin.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Comparative Study of Ampicillin/Sulbactam Versus Moxifloxacin in the Treatment of Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: clinical response at test-of-cure visit

Eligibility

Minimum age: N/A. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- patients diagnosed of complicated intra-abdominal infection need surgical treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

- patients diagnosed of intra-abdominal infection receive non-operative management

- patients with known allergic history of fluoroquinolone

- Severe, life threatening disease with a life expectancy of < 48 h or APS and APACHE

scores of > 35

Locations and Contacts

Chao-wen Chen, MD/MPH, Phone: 886-7-3121101, Ext: 7553, Email: ytljwc@gmail.com

Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine/Surgery, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan; Recruiting
Jaw-yuan Wang, MD/PhD
Additional Information

Starting date: March 2009
Last updated: August 4, 2009

Page last updated: October 04, 2010

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