A Double-blind Randomized Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating Effect of Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% Cloth vs Placebo Cloth Baths on the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections in Outpatient Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients

  • Interventional
  • Recruiting
  • NCT03030989
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A Double-blind Randomized Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating Effect of Chlorhexidine Gluconate 2% Cloth vs Placebo Cloth Baths on the Incidence of Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections in Outpatient Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Patients

This study evaluates the use of 2% CHG washcloths in an outpatient setting for adults after hematopoietic stem cell transplant in prevention of central line associated blood stream infections. Half of the participants will use 2% CHG washcloths and other half will use placebo washcloths.

Gender
All

Age Group
18 Years and up

Accepting Healthy Volunteers?
No

Inclusion Criteria:

         - Admitted to the University of Chicago Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Unit for transplant

         - Age 18 and up

        Exclusion Criteria:

         - Experienced an allergy or rash related to use of chlorhexidine washcloths or other chlorhexidine products

         - Extensive open wounds

At a Glance

National Government IDNCT03030989

IRB#IRB16-1059

Lead SponsorUniversity of Chicago

Lead PhysicianKathleen Mullane

Collaborator(s)N/A

EligibilityAll
18 Years and up
Recruiting