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Personalized AZithromycin/metronidAZole Therapy in Pediatric Crohn's Disease (CD)

2019-12-10 01:20:58 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a multi-center, randomized, controlled open-label add-on design trial pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of personalized adjunctive antibiotic (azithromycin + metronidazole) therapy in pediatric subjects with mild to moderate Crohn's disease (CD) who have a microbiome profile associated with increased risk of early relapse. This an add-on design trial for subjects already receiving standard of care therapy to induce remission; there will be no placebos.

Description

The study hypothesis is that adjunctive antibiotic therapy will improve clinical response to standard of care (SOC) induction therapy in a subgroup of CD patients with a relapse-associated microbiome profile.

Prior to starting SOC induction therapy at week 0, subjects will provide a baseline stool sample that will be screened for microbiome profiles associated with risk of relapse according to an established statistical model.

At week 4, subjects with a relapse-associated microbiome will be randomized into either a control arm that will continue to receive SOC induction therapy for an additional 8 weeks, or a treatment arm that will receive adjunctive antibiotic therapy in addition to continuing to receive SOC induction therapy for an additional 8 weeks. Subjects who do not have a relapse-associated microbiome will enter a separate control arm that will continue to receive SOC induction therapy and will have data collected for exploratory objectives. Subjects who are not in clinical remission by week 4 will receive antibiotic therapy regardless of microbiome signature at baseline. Subjects will be monitored for an additional 40 weeks after the treatment period (52 weeks total).

Study Design

Conditions

Crohn Disease

Intervention

Azithromycin, Metronidazole, Standard of Care

Location

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
San Francisco
California
United States
94158

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-12-10T01:20:58-0500

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