Correlation testing of toxin-producing Clostridioides difficile toxin B detection reagents in stool samples.
|Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
|Date of first enrollment
|Target sample size
|Countries of recruitment
|Correlative evaluation of the existing method for toxin-producing C.difficile toxin B detection in stool samples using a dedicated reagent for the GeneLEAD series, a fully automated gene analysis instrument.
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
|Existing residual stool samples with a Bristol stool scale of 5 or higher were collected for C. difficile testing.
|1) In the event that there were no residual samples to carry out this study. 2) If the toxin gene in the stool could not be detected within 5 days after collection"
|Source(s) of Monetary Support
|1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ibaraki Japan 305-8575
|University of Tsukuba
|2-1-1 Amakubo, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Ibaraki Japan 305-8576
|University of Tsukuba Hospital