Safety and Immunogenicity of GSK's Tdap Vaccine (Boostrix) in Adults Aged 19 to 64 Years
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GSK Biologicals' dTpa vaccine has recently been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for booster vaccination of adolescents aged 10 to 18 years. The ACIP has recently issued provisional recommendations for universal adult Tdap vaccination. The current study will provide pivotal data in support of extending the age range for Boostrix vaccine to include adults 19-64 years of age.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
19 Years to 64 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
A healthy male or female, 19 to 64 years of age (not having reached the 65th birthday) at the time of study vaccination.
Use of any investigational or non-registered product (drug or vaccine) other than the study vaccine(s) within 30 days preceding administration of study vaccine, or planned use during the active phase of the study.
Chronic administration of immunosuppressants or within six months prior to administration of study vaccine.
Planned administration/ administration of a vaccine not foreseen by the study protocol within 30 days of administration of study vaccine (with the exception of an influenza vaccine).
Administration of a diphtheria-tetanus (Td) booster within previous five years.
Administration of Tdap vaccine at any time prior to study entry. History of serious allergic reaction (e.g. anaphylaxis) following any other tetanus toxoid, diphtheria toxoid or pertussis-containing vaccine or any component of the study vaccines.