Take Rate, Immunogenicity and Safety of Elstree-BN Smallpox Vaccine in Healthy Vaccinia-Naive Subjects

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Bavarian Nordic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00189969
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 20, 2006
Last verified: April 2006
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to assess the take rate (formation of a typical postvaccinal lesion)and the safety and immunogenicity of the smallpox vaccine Elstree-BN.


Condition Intervention Phase
Smallpox
Biological: Elstree-BN
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase I Study to Evaluate Take Rate, Immunogenicity and Safety of Bavarian Nordic’s Smallpox Vaccine Elstree-BN Administered to Healthy Vaccinia-Naive Subjects in the Age of 18-32 Years

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Further study details as provided by Bavarian Nordic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of a typical pock (“take”) which is associated historically with protection against variola within one week after vaccination.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence, relationship and intensity of any serious adverse event at any time during the study / any non-serious adverse event within 4 weeks after vaccination.
  • ELISA / Neutralisation assay specific seroconversion rates and geometric mean titres 2,4,12,52 and 104 weeks after vaccination.
  • Interferone-gamma producing T cells 2,4,12,52 and 104 weeks after vaccination.

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: September 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2006
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 32 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed informed consent
  • Free of obvious health problems
  • Negative HIV test
  • Negative hepatitis B surface antigen and negative antibody to hepatitis C virus
  • Hematocrit ≥ 38%; white blood cells between 4.0 and 10.0 / nl with differential blood count without clinical finding; and platelets between 150 and 400 / nl
  • ALT < 1.5 times institutional upper limit of normal
  • Negative urine glucose by dipstick or urinalysis
  • Adequate renal function defined as a serum creatinine < 1.5 mg/dL; urine protein < 100 mg/dL or < 2+ proteinuria; and a calculated creatinine clearance > 55 mL/min.
  • For women, negative pregnancy test at screening and within 24 hours prior to vaccination.
  • If the volunteer is female and of childbearing potential, she agrees to use acceptable contraception.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or breast-feeding
  • Known or suspected history of smallpox vaccination
  • Typical vaccinia scar
  • Vaccinia specific antibodies at screening
  • History of immunodeficiency
  • Known or suspected impairment of immunologic function
  • Use of immunosuppressive medication or radiation therapy
  • Any history of atopic disease
  • Eczema of any degree or history of eczema
  • Chronic exfoliative skin disorders/conditions or any acute skin disorders of large magnitude
  • Any malignancy including leukemia or lymphoma
  • Presence of any infectious disease or a history or evidence of autoimmune disease
  • History or clinical manifestation of clinically significant mental illness or haematological, renal, hepatic, pulmonary, central nervous, cardiovascular or gastrointestinal disorders
  • History of drug or chemical abuse
  • Administration of inactivated vaccine 14 days prior to vaccination
  • Any immune modifying therapy within 4 weeks prior to vaccination
  • Administration of live attenuated vaccines within 60 days prior to vaccination
  • Receipt of blood products or immunoglobulin in the past 6 months
  • Subjects with acute febrile illness within one week prior to vaccination or subjects who may be in the incubation period of an infectious disease
  • Household contacts/sexual contacts with, or occupational exposure to any of the following:

    1. Pregnant women
    2. Children <12 months of age
    3. People with current or history of atopic dermatitis
    4. People with chronic exfoliative skin disorders/conditions or any acute skin disorders
    5. People with immunodeficiency disease, malignancies or use of immunosuppressive medications
  • History of anaphylaxis or severe allergic reaction
  • Hypersensitivity to egg or chick protein
  • Known allergies to any component of the vaccine or its diluent
  • Known allergies to any known component of VIG
  • Known allergies to cidofovir or probenecid
  • Abnormalities suggestive of any underlying disease, detected at routine tests prior to study inclusion
  • Use of any investigational or non-registered drug or vaccine starting 30 days preceding the study vaccine and ending at conclusion visit
  • History of myocardial infarction, angina, congestive heart failure, cardiomyopathy, stroke or transient ischemic attack, or other heart condition under the care of a doctor.
  • Three or more of the following risk factors: An immediate family member who has had onset of ischemic heart disease before age 50 years, elevated blood pressure, elevated blood cholesterol, diabetes or nicotine abuse.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00189969

Locations
Germany
Focus Clinical Drug Development GmbH
Neuss, Nordrhein, Germany, 41460
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bavarian Nordic
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Andreas Schroedter, M.D. Focus Clinical Drug Development GmbH
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00189969     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: POX-ELS-001
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 20, 2006
Health Authority: Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Smallpox
Poxviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases

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