Sponge and Eosinophil Peroxidase (EPO) Staining

Overview

About this study

Are we able to use the EPO staining technique using the sponge ?

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:

  • 18 to 70 years of age
  • Diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis > than 15 Eos phf and failed to respond to the PPI therapy
  • Going through the six food elimination diet or have just completed elimination the six foods: fish, nuts, eggs, soy, wheat, and milk

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical evidence of infectious process potentially contributing to dysphagia (e.g. candidiasis, CMV, herpes)
  • Other cause of dysphagia identified at endoscopy (e.g. reflux esophagitis, stricture, web, ring, achalasia, esophageal neoplasm)
  • Esophageal minimal diameter < 13 mm on structured barium esophagram

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Karthik Ravi, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Debra Geno CCRP

(507)538-0367

Geno.Debra@mayo.edu

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Study Results Summary

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CLS-20309548

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