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Open-Label "Compassionate" Use Study of Spiramycin for the Treatment of Diarrhea Due to Chronic Cryptosporidiosis in Immunocompromised Patients

2014-08-27 03:59:18 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This protocol provides for the availability of spiramycin under compassionate-use conditions for the treatment of chronic diarrhea due to cryptosporidium in patients with a compromised immune system, thus deriving additional information regarding its safety and efficacy profile.

Study Design

Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cryptosporidiosis

Intervention

Spiramycin

Location

Rhone - Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals
Horsham
Pennsylvania
United States
19044

Status

Completed

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:18-0400

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