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The purpose of the study is to assess the safety and effect of Viusid (bags of 4 grams) administration in the treatment of acute fever of viral etiology as diagnosed by clinical, hematologic and serologic parameters. The duration of this open and randomized phase 2 clinical trial will be 6 days. The estimated number of persons with acute fever of viral etiology to be recruited and randomized for the study is 200. The primary outcome measure: platelet, leukocyte and granulocyte count will be assessed at the beginning and the end of the study.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acute Fever of Viral Etiology
Viusid, Conventional treatment
"Salvador Allende" Clinical-Surgical Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:10-0400
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