Adjuvanted Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness in the Elderly (65+Yrs)
Verified September 2012 by Fraser Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Paul VanBuynder, Fraser Health
First received: August 25, 2011
Last updated: September 28, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
This study explores the hypothesis that the use of an adjuvanted influenza vaccine in the elderly will produce greater vaccine effectiveness in their group.
||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
||A Case-Control Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Adjuvanted Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine in the Elderly Aged ≥65 Years.
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| Estimated Primary Completion Date:
||April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Adjuvanted Vaccine Group
Unadjuvanted Vaccine Group
To evaluate the effectiveness of adjuvanted trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine in the elderly (aged ≥ 65 years) through the reduction in relative risk of microbiologically confirmed influenza illness
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||65 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All elderly over 65 years in the lower mainland of British Columbia presenting with an influenza-like-illness
1.Elderly tested for influenza as part of routine clinical care in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island during the influenza season.
Cases: Proven influenza diagnosed on naso-pharyngeal swab via PCR Controls: Elderly with influenza-like-illness testing negative for influenza during the influenza season.
- Known immunodeficiency disorders (including HIV)
- Current or recent (within 90 days prior to first dose of influenza vaccine) immunosuppressive treatment including chronic oral steroids (1mg/kg for > 4 weeks), cytotoxic chemotherapy, radiation therapy, other immunosuppressive drug and biologic agents Note: Use of topical or inhalant corticosteroids is acceptable.
- Administration of immunoglobulins during the study period;
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01424371
|Fraser Health Authority
|Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, V3T 5H5 |
|Principal Investigator: PAUL G VAN BUYNDER, MBBS MPH |
||PAUL G VAN BUYNDER, MBBS MPH
||Fraser Health Authority
No publications provided
||Paul VanBuynder, Chief Medical Health Officer, Fraser Health
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||August 25, 2011
||September 28, 2012
||Canada: Ethics Review Committee
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