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Study Evaluating the Nasopharyngeal Carriage in Healthy Children (Carriage)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00768833
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess the prevalence of pneumococcal stereotypes in the nasopharynx of healthy children and to describe the changes of nasopharyngeal carriage at different ages over time.

Condition
Healthy Subjects

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Nasopharyngeal Carriage in Children After Introduction of General Pneumococcal Immunization in Germany

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number and frequency of S. pneumonia positive serotypes [ Time Frame: 57 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in number and frequency of S. pneumonia positive children at different ages over time [ Time Frame: 57 month ]

Enrollment: 242
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2014
Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Months to 4 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
community sample
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Main inclusion criteria:

  • Age at enrolment 3 to 4 month Main

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Malformation or injury of the nasopharynx
  • Known or suspected immunodeficiency
  • Relevant immunosuppression
  • Use of antibiotics up to 10 days prior to study inclusion
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00768833


Locations
Germany
Pfizer Investigational Site
Offenbach, Germany, 63069
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00768833     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0887X1-4453
First Submitted: October 7, 2008
First Posted: October 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
S.pneumoniae healthy subjects
Healthy subjects