Infectious Diseases Clinical Studies

Some of the many research opportunities available in Infectious Diseases are listed below. Select a study to review a brief description and requirements. Parents or guardians of children who might be eligible are encouraged to inquire about enrollment. Contact information is listed at the end of each study.

Thank you for exploring these opportunities and helping us to find cures and prevent childhood disease.

Clinical Trials


Acute Gastroenteritis (AGE) and Acute Respiratory Illness (ARI) in Children

Enhanced Active Surveillance of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Vaccine by the New Vaccine Surveillance Network

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Acute Rheumatic Fever Study

Acute Rheumatic Fever in Allegheny County: Incidence and GABHS M-Types

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Candidiasis Treatment with Anidulafungin

A Study to Assess the Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Efficacy of Anidulafungin When Used to Treat Children with Invasive Candidiasis, Including Candidemia

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Candidiasis Treatment with Micafungin in Neonates – Phase III

A Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of Micafungin Versus Amphotericin B Deoxycholate for the Treatment of Neonatal Candidiasis

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Clostridium Difficile-Associated Diarrhea Treatment with Fidaxomicin – Phase IIa

Study to Determine the Safety, Tolerability and Pharmacokinetics of Fidaxomicin Oral Suspension or Tablets in Pediatric Subjects with Clostridium Difficile-associated Diarrhea (CDAD)

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Influenza Treatment in Immunocompromised Patients – Phase IV

Treatment of Immunocompromised Patients with Conventional and High Dose Oseltamivir

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Influenza Treatment with Zanamivir for Hospitalized Patients

Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Intravenous Zanamivir in the Treatment of Hospitalized Adult, Adolescent and Pediatric Subjects with Confirmed Influenza Infection

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Respiratory Fungal Infection Treatment with Voriconazole – Phase II

Voriconazole as Therapy for Treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis and Molds

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Skin Infection Treatment with Ceftaroline – Phase II

A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetics of Ceftaroline Versus Comparator in Pediatric Subjects With Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections

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Urinary Tract Infection Treatment with Doripenem

A Safety and Tolerability Study of Doripenem Compared With Cefepime in Hospitalized Children With Complicated Urinary Tract Infections

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