Study of a Pandemic Influenza Vaccine in Children

This study has been completed.
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First received: August 30, 2006
Last updated: November 6, 2008
Last verified: November 2008

The World Health Organisation has warned that an influenza pandemic is inevitable. The avian influenza strain H5N1 is one of the leading candidates to cause the next influenza pandemic. Children are likely to be a special target group for vaccination; therefore, this study will test the safety and immunogenicity of an H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine in healthy children.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: H5N1 pandemic influenza vaccine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase II Study of a Pandemic Influenza Vaccine in Children

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Further study details as provided by CSL Limited:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and immunogenicity

Estimated Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 8 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy children aged greater or equal to 6 months to less than 9 years
  • Normal gestation period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of clinically significant medical conditions
  • History of Guillain Barre syndrome or active neurological disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00370864

Australia, Victoria
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3052
Australia, Western Australia
Princess Margaret Hospital for Children
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Sponsors and Collaborators
CSL Limited
Principal Investigator: Terry M Nolan, Prof Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr Russell Basser, CSL Limited Identifier: NCT00370864     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSLCT-PAN-05-17
Study First Received: August 30, 2006
Last Updated: November 6, 2008
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration

Keywords provided by CSL Limited:
Prevention of Pandemic Influenza

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Virus Diseases processed this record on October 06, 2015