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New York, New York 10021


Purpose:

To examine the effectiveness of subcutaneous gamma interferon in reducing severity of Mycobacterium avium- intracellulare (MAI) bacillemia episodes in AIDS patients in an open-label dose-randomized multi-center pilot clinical investigation. To evaluate the safety of gamma interferon given by subcutaneous injection (SC) in the AIDS patient in the presence and absence of AZT therapy.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria Patients must have: - Diagnosis of AIDS and persistent Mycobacterium avium- intracellulare (MAI) bacillemia. - Life expectancy of at least 3 months. - Baseline chest X-ray and EKG (electrocardiogram). Exclusion Criteria Co-existing Condition: Patients with the following conditions or symptoms are excluded: - Known hypersensitivity to interferons or other exogenous lymphokine. - History of cardiac abnormality or disease. - History of hypertension. Patients with the following are excluded: - Known hypersensitivity to interferons or other exogenous lymphokine. - History of cardiac abnormality or disease. - History of hypertension. Prior Medication: Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry: - Corticosteroids. - Anti-inflammatory medication (except aspirin). - Changes in the dose of anti-mycobacterial drugs. - Immune agents. Prior Treatment: Excluded within 4 weeks of study entry: - Radiotherapy. Risk Behavior: Excluded: - Intravenous drug abuse.


NCT ID:

NCT00002037


Primary Contact:

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Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

New York, New York 10021
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 23, 2017

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