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Safety, Tolerance, Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of Multiple Doses of sCD4-PE40 in the Treatment of HIV-Infected Individuals

This study has been completed.
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NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service Identifier:
First received: November 2, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 1994
To investigate the safety and tolerance of an increasing number of infusions per week of alvircept sudotox ( sCD4-PE40; soluble CD4-Pseudomonas exotoxin ) at a fixed dose when administered to HIV-1-infected individuals. To investigate the effect of sCD4-PE40 on the following parameters: T lymphocyte subsets, plasma HIV RNA and cellular HIV proviral DNA in PBMC and CD4 cells, p24 levels, serum beta-2 microglobulin, and neopterin levels.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Drug: Alvircept sudotox
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety, Tolerance, Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of Multiple Doses of sCD4-PE40 in the Treatment of HIV-Infected Individuals

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

Patients must have:

  • HIV positivity confirmed by Western blot.
  • CD4 count of 100 - 500 cells/mm3 on a morning draw within 3 weeks prior to study entry.

Exclusion Criteria

Co-existing Condition:

Patients with the following symptoms and conditions are excluded:

  • Concurrent neoplasms other than basal cell carcinoma of the skin, in situ carcinoma of the cervix, or nondisseminated Kaposi's sarcoma.
  • Hemophilia or other clotting disorders.
  • Major organ allograft.
  • Significant cardiac, hepatic, renal, or CNS disease.

Prior Medication:


  • Antiretroviral agents within 2 months prior to study entry.
  • Known anti-HIV medication within 60 days prior to study entry.
  • Prior immunomodulators (e.g., systemic steroids, interferons, or interleukins) or other chemotherapy.

Prior Treatment:


  • Prior radiation therapy. Active substance abuse.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00002087

United States, California
Stanford Univ Med Ctr
Stanford, California, United States, 943055107
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pharmacia and Upjohn
  More Information

Publications: Identifier: NCT00002087     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 084A
Amend 022
Study First Received: November 2, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005

Keywords provided by NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service:
Recombinant Proteins
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Antigens, CD4
AIDS-Related Complex

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017