The purpose of this study is to determine whether the addition of meropenem to colistin is
better than colistin alone in the treatment of clinically significant infections caused by
multi-drug resistant bacteria
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01732250
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Clinically significant, microbiological-documented infection caused by carbapenem-resistant and colistin-susceptible Gram-negative bacteria and identified according to CDC criteria- blood stream infections, hospital acquired pneumonia, ventilator associated pneumonia, and urinary tract infections
Patient recruitment will occur only after microbiological documentation and susceptibility testing. Patients will be included within 96 hours of the time the index culture was taken (typically within 48 hours of isolate identification), regardless of the antibiotic treatment administered during this time period.
Previous inclusion in the trial. Patients will be included in the RCT only once for the first identified episode of infection
Epilepsy or prior seizures
Known allergy to colistin or a carbapenem
All locations for NCT01732250
Rambam Health Care Center
Rabin Medical Center
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Monaldi Hospital, University of Naples S.U.N.
Agostino Gemelli Hospital
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01732250. The sponsor of the trial is Mical Paul and it is looking for 406 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Multicenter Open-label RCT to Compare Colistin Alone vs. Colistin Plus Meropenem
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