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Trial to Describe the Safety and Immunogenicity of Fluzone®

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi ( Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company ) Identifier:
First received: September 4, 2007
Last updated: April 12, 2016
Last verified: April 2016

Objective 1:To describe the safety of the inactivated, split-virion influenza vaccine, Northern Hemisphere (NH) 2007-2008 formulation.

Objective 2: To describe the immunogenicity, of Fluzone, inactivated, split virion influenza vaccine NH 2007-2008 formulation.

Objective 3: Serum Collection - To submit remaining available sera to Center for Biologics Evaluation and research (CBER) for further analysis by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the World Health Organization (WHO) to support selection and recommendation of antigen strains for subsequent influenza vaccines.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: Inactivated, Split-Virion Influenza Virus
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Immunogenicity and Safety of the Inactivated, Split-Virion Influenza Vaccine, Northern Hemisphere 2007-2008 Formulation (Intramuscular Route)

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Solicited Injection Site and Solicited Systemic Reactions Post-vaccination. [ Time Frame: 0-3 days post-vaccination and entire study duration ]
    Information concerning the safety of Fluzone® vaccine 2007-2008 formulation.

  • Geometric Mean Titers (GMTs) of Hemagglutination Inhibition Antibodies Pre-vaccination and Post-vaccination. [ Time Frame: 21 days post-vaccination ]
    GMTs and their 95% Confidence Interval are presented for each of the 3 antigens in the Fluzone® Vaccine 2007-2008 formulation.

Enrollment: 124
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Study Group Biological: Inactivated, Split-Virion Influenza Virus
0.5 mL, Intramuscular
Other Name: Fluzone®


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participant aged 18 years or older on the day of inclusion.
  • Participant able to attend scheduled visits and to comply with the study procedures during the entire duration of the study.
  • Participant is in good health as assessed by the investigator.
  • Participant willing and able to meet protocol requirements.
  • Participant willing and able to give informed consent.
  • For a woman, inability to bear a child or negative serum/urine pregnancy test.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Self-reported allergy to egg proteins, chicken proteins, or one of the constituents of the vaccine, such as thimerosal or formaldehyde.
  • An acute illness with or without fever (temperature ≥ 99.5 °F oral) in the 72 hours preceding enrollment in the trial.
  • Clinically significant findings in vital signs (including temperature ≥ 99.5 °F oral) on review of systems.
  • Self-reported history of severe adverse event to any influenza vaccine.
  • Laboratory-confirmed influenza infection or vaccination against influenza in the 6 months preceding enrollment in the study.
  • Any vaccination in the 14 days preceding enrollment in the study or scheduled between Visit 1 and Visit 2.
  • Participation in any other interventional drug or vaccine trial within the 30 days preceding or during enrollment into this study.
  • Immunocompromising or immunosuppressive therapy (including systemic steroid use for 2 weeks or more), cancer chemotherapy, or radiation therapy at the time of enrollment, planned during the period of this study, or at any time within the past 6 months.
  • Receipt of blood or blood products within the 3 months preceding enrollment in the study.
  • Diabetes mellitus requiring pharmacological control.
  • Any condition that in the opinion of the investigator would pose a health risk to the subject if enrolled or could interfere with the evaluation of the vaccine.
  • Person deprived of freedom by an administrative or court order (having legal or medical guardian).
  • For women of childbearing potential, a positive urine pregnancy test, breast feeding, or not using a medically approved form of contraception for the duration of the trial.
  • Current alcohol or drug use that may interfere with the subject's ability to comply with trial procedures.
  • Thrombocytopenia or bleeding disorder contraindicating intramuscular vaccination.
  • Prior personal history of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00524940

United States, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia, United States, 23507
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company
Study Director: Medical Director Sanofi Pasteur Inc
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company Identifier: NCT00524940     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GRC37
Study First Received: September 4, 2007
Results First Received: February 24, 2009
Last Updated: April 12, 2016

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Inactivated Split-virion influenza vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on April 25, 2017