A Study to Determine the Number of De-identified Discard Throat Swabs and Anonymously Self-collected Throat Swabs from Normal Volunteers that are Positive for F. Necrophorum


About this study

The purpose of this study is to determine the number of de-identified discard throat swabs submitted for testing for group A streptococcus that are positive for Fusobacterium necrophorum.  Determine the number of anonymously self-collected throat swabs from normal volunteers that are positive for F. necrophorum.

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. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Normal adult volunteers

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

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Robin Patel, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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