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Trial of SAVVY and HIV in Ghana

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00129532
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2005 by Biosyn.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 8, 2005
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
FHI 360
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Information provided by:
Biosyn

Brief Summary:
Heterosexual contact is now the primary route of transmission for HIV worldwide. This study is a phase 3 trial designed to determine the effectiveness and safety of the 1.0% C31G (SAVVY) vaginal gel for the prevention of male-to-female transmission of HIV among women at high risk.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Drug: 1.0% C31G SAVVY vaginal gel Phase 3

Detailed Description:
Heterosexual contact is now the primary route of transmission for HIV worldwide. This study is a phase 3 multi-center, fully-masked, randomized, placebo controlled trial designed to determine the effectiveness and safety of the 1.0% C31G (SAVVY) vaginal gel for the prevention of male-to-female transmission of HIV among women at high risk.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 2142 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of SAVVY and HIV in Ghana
Study Start Date : January 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. combined incidence of HIV-1 and HIV-2


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 to 35 year old women
  • HIV negative
  • More than one sexual partner in past 3 months
  • Average of 3 coital acts per week
  • Willing to use vaginal gel and condoms for 12 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV positive
  • Pregnant

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00129532


Locations
Ghana
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research/University of Ghana
Accra, Ghana
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital/Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Kumasi, Ghana
Sponsors and Collaborators
Biosyn
FHI 360
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Investigators
Study Chair: Leigh Peterson, PhD FHI 360

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00129532     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9779
First Posted: August 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 8, 2005
Last Verified: August 2005

Keywords provided by Biosyn:
HIV transmission

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