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"Immunomodulation in GWI (Phlebotomy)"

2019-08-19 19:46:29 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Gulf War Illness and deployed veterans of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War are invited to have a brief history and physical examination to determine their health status, complete questionnaires, then donate about 83 ml of blood. There is no follow-up

Description

Gulf War Illness and deployed veterans of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War are invited to have a brief history and physical examination to determine their health status, complete questionnaires, then donate about 83 ml of blood. There is no follow-up.

Study Design

Conditions

Gulf War Illness

Intervention

Draw blood (phlebotomy, 83 ml)

Location

Georgetown University
Washington
District of Columbia
United States
20007-2197

Status

Recruiting

Source

Georgetown University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-08-19T19:46:29-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The techniques used to draw blood from a vein for diagnostic purposes or for treatment of certain blood disorders such as erythrocytosis, hemochromatosis, polycythemia vera, and porphyria cutanea tarda.

Puncture of a vein to draw blood for therapeutic purposes. Bloodletting therapy has been used in Talmudic and Indian medicine since the medieval time, and was still practiced widely in the 18th and 19th centuries. Its modern counterpart is PHLEBOTOMY.

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