Support Annual Strain Update, Safety and Immunogenicity of an Inactivated, Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccine, Formulation 2007-2008, When Administered to Subjects 18-64 Years Affected by Chronic Diseases.
This phase II, open label, is designed as a seasonal study to support annual strain update evaluating the safety, clinical tolerability and immunogenicity of the 2007-2008 formulation of Novartis Vaccines' adjuvanted, subunit influenza vaccine in adults with underlying chronic diseases
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||A Phase II, Open Label, Uncontrolled, Multi-Center Study to Support Annual Strain Update and to Evaluate Safety and Immunogenicity of a Surface Antigen, Inactivated, Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccine, Formulation 2007-2008, When Administered to Subjects Aged 18-64 Years Affected by Chronic Diseases|
- Evaluate the antibody response to each flu vacc. antigen, measured by SRH at 21-day post-vacc. in at risk adults in compliance with the requirements of the EU recommendations for the evaluation of the immunog. for a new formulation of a licensed flu vacc
- To evaluate the safety of the administration of a single intramuscular(IM) injection of an inactivated, adjuvanted influenza vaccine, in at risk adult subjects.
|Study Start Date:||June 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2007|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Arm 1
Biological: Adjuvanted influenza vaccine
Vaccination with MF 59 adjuvanted trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine