This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions acute gastroenteritis, diarrhea, dehydration
Sponsor Shaikh Ragheb Harb Hospital
Start date July 2014
End date December 2014
Trial size 150 participants
Trial identifier NCT02245139, SRHH12014


Acute gastroenteritis is a common cause of hospital admission and health office visits and have a huge burden on the economy of developing countries. The investigators proposed this observational prospective study during summer period in a community and tertiary care hospital in a rural area of Lebanon to investigate the etiologies and age distribution of admitted cases to general pediatric floor from the age of 1 month up to the age of 14 years.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective prospective

Primary Outcomes

time frame: 1 year

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 1 month up to 13 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - acute gastroenteritis Exclusion Criteria: - immunodeficiency - malnutrition

Additional Information

Official title Surveillance Study of Acute Gastroenteritis Etiologies in Hospitalized Children
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2014.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Shaikh Ragheb Harb Hospital.