Evaluate 4 Different Formulations of Meningococcal Serogroups A,C,W-135,Y Conjugate Vaccine When Given as 1 Dose to Healthy Subjects Aged 15-19 Yrs
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity, safety and reactogenicity of one dose of four different formulations of the MenACWY conjugate vaccine when given to healthy subjects aged 15-19 years. The selection of the best formulation will be based on data obtained up to one month after the vaccine dose.
Condition or disease
Biological: Meningococcal Vaccine
The study is open. However, the 4 different formulations of GSK's MenACWY conjugate vaccine will be administered in a double-blind manner. Mencevax™ ACWY vaccine will serve as active control. Subjects will receive one vaccine dose only (GSK's MenACWY conjugate vaccine or Mencevax™ ACWY vaccine), and will have 2 blood samples taken, before and one month after vaccination.
A Primary Vaccination Study to Assess the Immunogenicity, Safety & Reactogenicity of 1 Dose of 4 Different Formulations of GSK Biologicals' Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MenACWY) vs 1 Dose of MENCEVAX™ ACWY in Healthy Subjects Aged 15-19 Years
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Percentage of serum bactericidal activity SBA-MenA, SBA-MenC, SBA-MenW-135 and SBA-MenY responders (i.e. 4-fold increase in serum bactericidal antibody [SBA] titre from pre to post vaccination) at 1 month after the first vaccine dose
Secondary Outcome Measures :
Antibodies to MenACWY before + 1 m after dose 1, 12 m after dose 1 in control + with selected vaccine groups, 1 m after booster
Solicited, unsolicited symptoms after each dose and serious adverse events (SAEs)
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Ages Eligible for Study:
15 Years to 19 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Healthy male or female between, and including, 15 and 19 years of age at the time of vaccination.
Subject with previously completed routine childhood vaccinations to the best of his/her knowledge or his/her parents'/guardians' knowledge.
Female subjects should be of non-childbearing potential.
Previous vaccination against OR history of OR exposure within previous 12 months to meningococcal serogroup A, C, W-135 or Y disease.
Administration of a tetanus vaccine within 6 months before study vaccination.
Any confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
A family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency.