Immunogenicity and Safety of a Novel Adjuvanted HBV Vaccine in Healthy Volunteers Positive for the HLA-DQ2 Genotype

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 11, 2008
Last updated: June 13, 2008
Last verified: June 2008
This study compares the immunogenicity and safety of the novel adjuvanted HBV vaccine and Engerix™-B administered to subjects who were positively identified as having the HLA-DQ2 genotype

Condition Intervention Phase
Hepatitis B
Biological: HBV-MPL vaccine 208129
Biological: Engerix™-B
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Study to Compare the Immunogenicity and Safety of GSK Biologicals' Novel Adjuvanted HBV Vaccine (0, 6 Month Schedule) to Engerix™-B (0, 1, 6 Month Schedule) in Healthy (≥ 15 Years) Volunteers Positive for the HLA-DQ2 Genotype

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Anti-HBs antibody concentrations [ Time Frame: At month 7 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence, intensity and relationship to vaccination of solicited local and general signs and symptoms [ Time Frame: During a 4 day follow-up period after each vaccination ]
  • Occurrence, intensity and relationship to vaccination of unsolicited symptoms [ Time Frame: During a 30 day follow-up period after each vaccination ]
  • Occurrence, intensity and relationship to vaccination of serious adverse events (SAEs) [ Time Frame: During the study period ]
  • Anti-HBs antibody concentrations [ Time Frame: Day 0, Month 1, Month 6 and Month 7 ]
  • Cell mediated immunity [ Time Frame: At Months 0 and 7 ]

Enrollment: 230
Study Start Date: April 1999
Primary Completion Date: January 2000 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group A Biological: HBV-MPL vaccine 208129
2-dose intramuscular injection
Active Comparator: Group B Biological: Engerix™-B
3-dose intramuscular injection

Detailed Description:
At the time of conduct of this study, the sponsor GlaxoSmithKline was known by its former name SmithKline Beecham

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A male or female ≥ 15 years of age at the time of the first vaccination.
  • Free of obvious health problems as established by medical history and clinical examination before entering into the study.
  • Written informed consent obtained from the subject/ from the parents or guardians of the subject.
  • Known to be seronegative for anti-HBs-antibodies, anti-HBc-antibodies and/or HBsAg.
  • Positive for the HLA-DQ2 genotype as determined in the previous sero-HBV-069 prevalence study.
  • If the subject is female, she must be of non-childbearing potential, or, if of childbearing potential, she must be abstinent or use adequate contraceptive precautions for one month prior to enrollment and up to two months after the last vaccination

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of any investigational or non-registered drug or vaccine other than the study vaccine(s) during the study period or within 30 days preceding the first dose of study vaccine.
  • Planned administration/ administration of a vaccine not foreseen by the study protocol during the period starting from 30 days before each dose of vaccine and ending 30 days after.
  • Previous vaccination against hepatitis B.
  • History of non-response to previous hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Known exposure to hepatitis B within 6 weeks.
  • History of hepatitis B infection.
  • Confirmed human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
  • A family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency.
  • History of allergic disease or reactions likely to be exacerbated by any component of the vaccine.
  • Acute disease at the time of enrollment.
  • Hepatomegaly, right upper quadrant abdominal pain or tenderness.
  • Administration of immunoglobulins and/or any blood products within the three months preceding the first dose of study vaccine or planned administration/ administration during the study period.
  • Pregnant or lactating female
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00697749

GSK Clinical Trials Call Center
Wilrijk, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: Isabelle Harpigny, GSK Identifier: NCT00697749     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 208129/034 
Study First Received: June 11, 2008
Last Updated: June 13, 2008
Health Authority: Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Hepatitis B
Adjuvanted hepatitis B vaccine
Recombinant hepatitis B vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis B
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Immunologic Factors
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