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Mother's Gift Project

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00142389
First Posted: September 2, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
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Collaborators:
Thrasher Research Fund
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  Purpose
This prospective randomized evaluation of pneumococcal vaccine immunization of pregnant mothers, followed by pneumococcal conjugate immunization of their children is designed to assess the effects of these strategies on the immunogenicity and safety of both vaccines. We hypothesize that maternal followed by infant immunization will be safe and will provide higher levels of antibody from birth through 12 months of age.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pneumococcal Infections Biological: pneumococcal polysaccharide and protein conjugate vaccines Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Comparison of Maternal and Infant Immunization Strategies to Prevent Pneumococcal Disease

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Serum anti pneumococcal polysaccharide IgG antibody at 20 weeks of age
  • local and systemic reactions within 2 weeks of vaccination

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Level and duration of serum IgG antibody to pneumococcus up to 1 year of age.

Estimated Enrollment: 680
Study Start Date: August 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2006
Detailed Description:
This is a randomized vaccine evaluation in 4 groups of mothers and their infants, to assess the effect of maternal immunization on the infants' response to pneumococcal vaccine.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mothers from 18 to 14 years of age in the third trimester of pregnancy,
  • with normal medical and obstetric history,
  • who plan to deliver their infant in Dhaka city and remain there for 12m

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Maternal history of systemic disease,
  • Maternal history of previous complicated pregnancies, preterm delivery, abortions, or birth with congenital anomalies.
  • Maternal hypersensitivity to any vaccination, or
  • Maternal receipt of pneumococcal vaccine in the last 3 years.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00142389


Locations
Bangladesh
ICDDRB
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Thrasher Research Fund
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Investigators
Principal Investigator: M C Steinhoff, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00142389     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 26748
First Submitted: September 1, 2005
First Posted: September 2, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2011
Last Verified: August 2005

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
gestational immunization,
infant antibody,
cord antibody

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Antibodies
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs