Immunogenicity and Safety of Sanofi Pasteur Pentaxim Combined Vaccine in Infants in Thailand
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The present clinical study will assess the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of Sanofi Pasteur's DTacP-IPV// PRP~T combined vaccine (Pentavac™ or Pentaxim™) as a three-dose primary vaccination at 2, 4, and 6 months of age followed by a booster dose during the second year of life and concomitant hepatitis B vaccine at 2 and 6 months of age in infants in Thailand.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
2 Months to 2 Months (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Aged 53 to 70 days inclusive on the day of inclusion
Participation in another clinical trial in the 4 weeks preceding the (first) trial vaccination
Planned participation in another clinical trial during the present trial period
Congenital or acquired immunodeficiency; immunosuppressive therapy such as long-term systemic corticosteroid therapy.
Systemic hypersensitivity to any of the vaccine components or history of a life threatening reaction to the trial vaccine or a vaccine containing the same substances
Chronic illness at a stage that could interfere with trial conduct or completion.
Blood or blood-derived products received in the past.
Mother known as seropositive to HIV or hepatitis B
Any vaccination in the 5 weeks preceding the first trial vaccination (except Bacille Calmette-Guerin [BCG])
History of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, Haemophilus influenzae type b infection or hepatitis B (confirmed either clinically, serologically or microbiologically).
Previous vaccination against the diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis diseases or Haemophilus influenzae type b infection with the trial vaccine or another vaccine.
Thrombocytopenia or a bleeding disorder contraindicating intramuscular vaccination
History of/current seizures
Febrile illness (rectal temperature ≥ 38.0°C or axillary temperature ≥ 37.4°C) or acute illness on the day of inclusion.