A Study of the Use of Quantiferon CMV Blood Test to Find the Length of CMV Prevention in CMV Donor (+) / Recipient (-) Solid Organ Transplant Recipients


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 14-003936
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 14-003936

About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine if a special laboratory test performed on a blood sample collected from the organ recipient, can accurately predict the risk or likelihood of developing CMV infection after receiving an organ from a donor exposed to CMV.

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.

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Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients 18 years old or older that will receive a solid organ transplant at Mayo Clinic

  • Participants (recipients) must be negative for CMV serology prior to transplant.

  • Donor must be seropositive for CMV

  • Patients that give us consent to be enrolled in our study and to obtain a sample of blood for QuantiFERON-CMV testing, at the above mentioned points in time.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Lack of informed consent


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Raymund Razonable, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Maria Dioverti Prono M.D.




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