Infectious Disease clinical trials at UCSF
1 research study open to eligible people
open to eligible people ages 18 years and up
This is a multi-center randomized controlled evaluator-masked trial designed to compare metagenomic deep sequencing (MDS) versus standard of care testing for improvement of outcomes for intraocular infections. Patients with presumed intraocular infections who meet the eligibility criteria will be randomized to receive MDS testing results or not to receive MDS testing results. All patients will receive standard-of-care testing to guide management. Enrolled patients will be followed at week 2, week 3-6 (randomization visit), and at 4 weeks after the randomization visit. The proportions of patients who received the appropriate therapy and the proportions of patients with improved outcome will be compared between arms. Patient quality of life, MDS performance, and the provider certainly of belief will be collected.
San Francisco, California
Our lead scientists for Infectious Disease research studies include Thuy Doan, MD, PhD.