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Identification of allergic asthmatics sensitive to cat hair allergen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

This is a study to identify subjects with LAR to inhaled cat hair allergen for potential participation in subsequent treatment studies.


Keywords:

Allergy, Asthma, Breathing, Lungs


Category:

Drug or Biologic

Qualifications

 


Age
18 - 45 years


Gender
Any


Study Population

Healthy adults with mild, intermittent asthma who are also allergic to cat hair.


Investigator

Michelle Hernandez
Associate Professor, Director, Associate Director
Pediatrics - Allergy Immunology and Rheumatology

For questions, contact:

Brian Ring
bring44@email.unc.edu



Recruitment Period End

December 1, 2022

Location

Primary Location
Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology
104 Mason Farm Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Secondary Location
CTRC
Burnett-Womack Building, 160 Dental Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Any

Age Range 18 - 45 years

Participant qualification(s) Mild, intermittent allergic asthma, with a positive skin prick test to cat allergen (done at the screening visit).

Not eligible if: Moderate or severe asthma, or daily use of medications for asthma. Smoking or vaping Pregnancy Significant health problems

Number of Visits

    » 6 In person visit(s)

    There is an initial screening process before this study. The baseline visit (V1) lasts about 3 hours. Visits 2, 3 and 4 must be in a row. V2 lasts 2 hours, V3 lasts up to 13 hours and V4 lasts 3 hours. The final visit, V5, lasts about 30 minutes.

    » 1 Remote visit(s)

    There is a phone follow up after V4, it last about 10 minutes

Participation Period

Two weeks

Compensation

$620

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