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Tolerance and Development of Healthy, Term Infants

This study has been completed.
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Abbott Nutrition Identifier:
First received: April 23, 2007
Last updated: April 24, 2009
Last verified: June 2008
To compare the tolerance and early bone status of healthy, term infants fed formulas during the first three months of life.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Other: Alternate protein infant formula Other: Standard infant formula Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Tolerance and Bone Status of Healthy, Term Infants Fed Infant Formulas

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Further study details as provided by Abbott Nutrition:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean rank stool consistency at 14 days of age [ Time Frame: 14 days of age ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood chemistries, bone mineral content, percent of feedings with spit-up or vomit associated with feeding [ Time Frame: 14 days ]

Enrollment: 115
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Protein formula
Feed as per HCP direction
Other: Alternate protein infant formula
Feed as per HCP directions
Active Comparator: Standard infant formula
Feed as per HCP instructions
Other: Standard infant formula
Feed as per HCP directions


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 8 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy term infants;
  • Age 0-8 days of age;
  • Exclusively formula fed;
  • No use of vitamin/mineral supplements.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Maternal, fetal or perinatal medical history thought to have potential for negative effects on tolerance, growth or development.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00465764

United States, Nebraska
Midwest Children's Health Research Institute
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 68505
United States, Texas
Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Chair: Marlene W Borschel, PhD Abbott Nutrition
  More Information

Responsible Party: Bobbie Swearengin, Director Clinical Research Operations, Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT00465764     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AK44
Study First Received: April 23, 2007
Last Updated: April 24, 2009

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