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Safety of Purified Meningococcal Vaccine With Serogroups ACWY, in 3,000 Filipino Subjects Aged > 2 Years

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: February 10, 2006
Last updated: November 1, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
GlaxoSmithKline Philippines has submitted a registration file for its Purified Meningococcal Polysaccharide of Serogroup ACWY Vaccine (Mencevax ACWY). This study is being conducted to collect clinical data in the local target population in order to assess the occurrence of rare adverse events after vaccination as per the requirement of Philippines Bureau of Food and Drugs Directive.

Condition Intervention Phase
Meningococcal Disease
Biological: Mencevax ACWY
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Multicentric, Surveillance Study to Monitor Safety of GSK Biologicals' Purified Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine of Serogroups ACWY in 3,000 Filipino Subjects Aged > 2 Yrs When Administered According to the Prescribing Information.

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of Grade 3 unsolicited adverse events. [ Time Frame: During the 31-day follow-up period after vaccination. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of solicited local and general adverse events. [ Time Frame: During the 4-day follow up after vaccination. ]
  • Occurrence of unsolicited adverse events. [ Time Frame: During the 31-day follow-up period after vaccination. ]
  • Occurrence of serious adverse events. [ Time Frame: During the entire study period. ]

Enrollment: 249
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group A Biological: Mencevax ACWY
1 subcutaneous injection.
Other Names:
  • Neisseria meningitidis serogroups A
  • C
  • W and Y vaccine

Detailed Description:

All subjects will receive a single dose of GSK Biologicals' Mencevax ACWY vaccine according to the prescribing information. Subjects will be stratified into the following age groups:

2 to 5 years 6 to 17 years > 18 years The Protocol Posting has been updated in order to comply with the FDA Amendment Act, September 2007.


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who the investigator believes that they and/or their parent/guardian can and will comply with the requirements of the protocol.
  • A Filipino male or female > 2 years of age at the time of the first vaccination.
  • Free of obvious health problems as established by medical history and clinical examination before entering into the study.
  • Written informed consent obtained from the subject and/or from the parent/ guardian of the subject.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Subjects suffering from acute severe febrile illness.
  • History of allergic disease or reactions likely to be exacerbated by any component of the vaccine.
  • Major congenital defects or serious chronic illness.
  • History of any neurologic disorders or seizures.
  • Pregnant or lactating female.
  • Female planning to become pregnant.
  • History of chronic alcohol consumption and/or intravenous drug abuse.
  • Any contraindications as stated on the Prescribing Information.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00290329

GSK Investigational Site
Binangonan, Rizal, Philippines
GSK Investigational Site
Cainta, Rizal, Philippines
GSK Investigational Site
Las Pinas City, Philippines
GSK Investigational Site
Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines, 4027
GSK Investigational Site
Manila, Philippines, 1000
GSK Investigational Site
Muntinlupa, Philippines, 1781
GSK Investigational Site
Pasay City, Philippines
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00290329     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 208144/002 
Study First Received: February 10, 2006
Last Updated: November 1, 2012

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Meningococcal disease
Meningitidis serogroups A, C,W & Y diseases
Meningococcal vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Meningococcal Infections
Neisseriaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on February 17, 2017