A Study Developing a Rapid Count for Total Bacteria in Human Intestinal Fluid


About this study

The purpose of this study is to develope a rapid lab test for counting total bacteria in human intestinal fluid collected by aspiration from the duodenal section of the small intestine.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Consecutive patients referred for elective upper endoscopy at Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Exclusion Criteria

  • Age < 18 years
  • Known pregnancy or breastfeeding

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

John DiBaise, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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