Chronic Urticaria | T Cell Function in Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria

Chronic Urticaria research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

Chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) is a common form of chronic urticaria in which the cause is not detected after intensive clinical and laboratory investigation.In view of the current data, it was suggested that at least part of the patients with CIU have an autoimmune process.This study is designed to investigate the mechanisms involved in the regulation and activation of the immune cells in patients with CIU and corelate them with disease activity

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - age above 18 - chronic urticaria Exclusion Criteria: - age below 18 - pregnancy - other severe chronic diseases

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Chronic Urticaria

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: March 2009

Completed Date: December 2012


Type: Observational


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Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator:

Lead Sponsor: Meir Medical Center


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