A-STOP Trial

Trial Acronym A-STOP
Clinical Area Critical care
Description Antifungal stewardship opportunities with rapid tests for fungal infection in critically ill patients.
Status Open to recruitment
RECRUITMENT
Recruitment duration 48 months
Target Recruitment 1720
Date opened to Recruitment 17th April 2018
Recruitment to date 388 patients as of 31/05/2019
TRIAL DESIGN
Trial Design A multi-centre, prospective, diagnostic test accuracy study.
Study Aim The purpose of this project is to assess the performance of three rapid tests for fungal infection. The accuracy of these tests will be compared and the optimal test (or combination) identified. The emphasis will be on their ability to rule-out infection.
CHIEF INVESTIGATOR (CI)
Chief Investigator DR Ronan McMullan
SPONSOR(s) & FUNDER(s)
Sponsor Queen’s University Belfast
Funder National Institute for Health Research
Health Technology Assessment Programme