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Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Immune Response of TBE Vaccines Administered to Healthy Children

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00311441
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2008
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, immunogenicity and tolerability of TBE vaccines administered to children.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne Biological: Tick-Borne Encephalitis vaccine Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase IV, Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blind, Multi-Center Study in Children to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of Two TBE Vaccines Administered According to Two Different Schedules.
Study Start Date : March 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Encephalitis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Immunogenicity of two pediatric TBE vaccines as measured by neutralization test and ELISA on days 28, 42, 300, and 321.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tolerability of two paediatric TBE vaccines with respect to local and systemic reactions including fever

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male and female children, 1 to 10 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with documented evidence of TBE
  • Subjects, who have been previously vaccinated against TBE

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00311441

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Weilheim, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Vaccines
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Study Director: Drug Information Services Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00311441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M48P3
First Posted: April 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008
Keywords provided by Novartis:
TBE, children, vaccine
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Encephalitis, Arbovirus
Arbovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Tick-Borne Diseases
Encephalitis, Viral
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Flavivirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Infectious Encephalitis
Central Nervous System Infections
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs