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. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Please contact the study team to discuss whether or not you are eligible to participate in a study.

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 the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

John DiBaise, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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