Immunogenicity & Reactogenicity of Various Formulations of Recombinant Hepatitis B Vaccine With Different Adjuvants

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 11, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2008
History: No changes posted

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of various formulations of recombinant hepatitis B vaccine with different adjuvants in healthy adult volunteers following the 0, 1, 6 months schedule

Condition Intervention Phase
Hepatitis B
Biological: Engerix™-B
Biological: HBV-MPL vaccine (208129)
Biological: Hepatitis B vaccine, experimental formulation
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Study to Evaluate the Immunogenicity and Reactogenicity of Various Formulations of GSK Biologicals' (Previously SmithKline Beecham Biologicals') Recombinant Hepatitis B Vaccine With Different Adjuvants in Healthy Adult Volunteers

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence and intensity of solicited local and general symptoms [ Time Frame: 8 days follow-up after vaccination ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Anti-HBs antibody concentrations [ Time Frame: Months 0, 1, 3, 6, 7, 8 and 12 ]
  • Occurrence, intensity of unsolicited adverse events [ Time Frame: 30-day follow-up after vaccination ]
  • Occurrence of serious adverse events [ Time Frame: During the study period up to 30 days after last vaccination ]

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: June 1993
Study Completion Date: July 1994
Primary Completion Date: July 1994 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Group A Biological: Engerix™-B
Intramuscular injection, 3 doses
Experimental: Group B Biological: Hepatitis B vaccine, experimental formulation
Intramuscular injection, 3 doses
Experimental: Group C Biological: HBV-MPL vaccine (208129)

Detailed Description:

At the time of conduct of this study, the sponsor GlaxoSmithKline was known by its former name SmithKline Beecham


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between 18 and 40 years old.
  • Written informed consent will have been obtained from the subjects.
  • Good physical condition as established by physical examination and history taking at the time of entry.
  • Female participants will avoid becoming pregnant during the study period and they will have been on a contraceptive program for at least 2 months before entry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or lactation.
  • Serological signs of HBV infection
  • Elevated serum liver enzymes
  • Any vaccination against hepatitis B in the past.
  • Any previous administration of MPL.
  • History of significant and persisting hematologic, hepatic, renal, cardiac or respiratory disease.
  • Axillary temperature > 37.5°C at the time of injection.
  • Any acute disease at the moment of entry.
  • Chronic alcohol consumption.
  • Any treatment with immunosuppressive or immunostimulant therapy.
  • Any chronic drug treatment, which in the investigator's opinion, precludes inclusion into the study.
  • History of allergic disease likely to be stimulated by any component of the vaccine.
  • Administration of any other vaccine(s) or any immunoglobulin during the study period.
  • Simultaneous participation in any other clinical trial.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00697125

GSK Clinical Trials Call Center
Gent, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Isabelle Harpigny, GSK Identifier: NCT00697125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 208129/005
Study First Received: June 11, 2008
Last Updated: June 11, 2008
Health Authority: Belgium: Ministry of Social Affairs, Public Health and the Environment

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Hepatitis B
Recombinant hepatitis B vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections processed this record on April 17, 2014