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The Safety and Immunogenicity of Acellular Pertussis Vaccine in Bone Marrow Transplant Recipients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2007 by Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
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Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre Identifier:
First received: June 9, 2006
Last updated: October 22, 2007
Last verified: October 2007
The purpose of this study is to determine if pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine is safe and produces an appropriate immune response against pertussis in blood and marrow transplant patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed Combined with Acellular Pertussis (Adacel)
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Safety and Immunogenicity of Adult Formulation Tetanus and Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed Combined With Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine Following Blood and Morrow Transplantation in Adults

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Further study details as provided by Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety of the vaccine [ Time Frame: 28 days post-dose ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Immunogenicity of vaccine [ Time Frame: 60 days post-dose ]

Estimated Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: July 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 18-64
  • BMT at the QEII Health Sciences Centre
  • BMT within last 12 months
  • Able to read and write English language
  • Able to give consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active infection
  • Active GVHD
  • Recent IVIG
  • Allergy to components of vaccine
  • Diphtheria or tetanus vaccination within 18 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00336115

Sponsors and Collaborators
Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre
Principal Investigator: Monique L MacFarlane Conrad, MSc Dalhousie University Medical School
Study Director: Shelly McNeil, MD QEII Health Sciences Centre
  More Information Identifier: NCT00336115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: qeii
Study First Received: June 9, 2006
Last Updated: October 22, 2007

Keywords provided by Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre:
bone marrow transplant

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Whooping Cough
Bordetella Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017