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The Immediate and Longterm Immune Responses of UK Infants and Young Children to a Booster Dose of Hib Vaccine

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: March 27, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
To measure the magnitude and persistence of the antibody response to a booster dose of Hib conjugate vaccine given between 9 months and 4 years of age to UK children who had completed primary immunisation with 3 doses of Hib vaccine given at 2/3/4 months of age either as a combined D/T/wholecellpertussis/Hib or D/T/acellularpertussis/Hib vaccine.

Condition Intervention Phase
Haemophilus Influenzae Type b Biological: Hib conjugate vaccine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom:

Study Start Date: April 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: December 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Months to 4 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent from parent or legal guardian of the infant or child
  • Age >= 9 months and <4 years at recruitment
  • Eligible to receive a single dose of Hib vaccine as per the UK schedule
  • Receipt of three doses of Hib vaccine in infancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of Hib infection
  • History of severe local reaction that can be confidently related to a prior Hib immunisation
  • Deferral of vaccination if acute illness and/or temperature >38C on day of vaccination
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00197782

Sponsors and Collaborators
Public Health England
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Miller, MBBS FRCPath Public Health England
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Elizabeth Miller, consultant epidemiologist, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom Identifier: NCT00197782     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Hibboost
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: March 27, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 19, 2017