Study of the Efficacy and Safety of FolateScan (Technetium TC99m EC20) in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Diseases

Status: Completed
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Intervention Type: Drug
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Phase 2

This study will gather information on the safety of FolateScan and the ability of FolateScan to detect inflammation in the joints and other organs in people with arthritis (rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis), systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, interstitial pneumonitis, Crohn's disease as well as in healthy persons without these conditions.

Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 18
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

• Study will include 40 subjects with rheumatoid arthritis (active or inactive disease, defined as no swollen joints) and 5 patients in each of the following diagnosis: osteoarthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, systemic lupus erythematosus, interstitial lung disease and no autoimmune disease (healthy).

• Subjects must have disease duration of at least 6 months and creatinine level may not be greater than 1.5 mg/dL.

United States
Mayo Clinic
Time Frame
Start Date: September 2006
Completion Date: December 2007
Target number of participants: 75
Leads: Mayo Clinic
Collaborators: Endocyte

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