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Stanford's Outcomes Research in Kids

The investigators intend to investigate whether the rise in childhood obesity is caused by the loss of recurrent and chronic infections in modern, industrialized society, beginning in utero and extending through early childhood. The investigators will also examine whether the antimicrobial triclosan, present in numerous cleaning and hygiene products, decreases the incidence of infection within a household.

Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Stanford Investigator(s):

Intervention(s):

  • Other: Removal of triclosan-containing cleaning products from household.

Eligibility


Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects must meet all of the following inclusion criteria to participate in the study:

   1. Able to provide written informed consent.

   2. Able to communicate effectively in verbal English or Spanish.

   3. Willing to provide blood, saliva, urine and stool specimens from herself, and willing
   to provide blood, saliva, urine and stool specimens from her infant.

   4. Willing to provide consent for review of Primary Provider Medical Records regarding,
   for the mother, medical history and infectious and other conditions during pregnancy,
   and for the infant, Apgar scores, height and weight measurements at birth and over
   time, infectious and other disease diagnoses and treatment, and vaccination records.

Exclusion Criteria:

   1. More than one fetus.

   2. High risk pregnancy.

   3. Intent to move from the Bay Area within three years after enrollment.

   4. History of diagnosis and/or treatment, and any current diagnosis or treatment, of type
   1 diabetes or of major mental illness.

   5. History of diagnosis and/or treatment, and any current diagnosis or treatment, of a
   thyroid disorder or other endocrine condition.

   6. History of diagnosis and/or treatment, and any current diagnosis or treatment that has
   resulted in severe immunosuppression.

   7. A household member who has a compromised immune system

   8. Other conditions that in the opinion of the PI would make the subject an unacceptable
   candidate for this study.

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study

Female

Not currently accepting new patients for this trial

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Luz Sanchez
650-724-4947
Not Recruiting