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Retrospective Survey of Safety of Fourth Dose Pentacel® in Children

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00772369
First Posted: October 15, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 14, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi ( Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company )
  Purpose

The purpose of this survey is to collect selected safety data.

Primary Objective:

To collect selected safety data at 6 months following the 4th dose of the Pentacel® series.


Condition Phase
Diphtheria Pertussis Haemophilus Infection Tetanus Polio Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Safety Survey of Selected Events in the 6 Months Following the 4th Dose of the Pentacel® Vaccination Series in Children

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi ( Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants Who Had Positive Response to the Solicited Adverse Events Questionnaire Post 4th Dose of the Pentacel® Vaccination Series [ Time Frame: 6 months post 4th dose vaccination ]

    Positive response is a 'Yes' to any of the following questions:

    1. Has your child been admitted to a hospital?
    2. Has your child experienced an illness that made you fear for his/her life (life-threatening episode) that required attendance to the Emergency Room or a Physician's office?
    3. Has your child developed a medical condition that required 3 or more office or emergency room visits for that condition?
    4. Has your child been diagnosed by a physician as having:

    Low blood count or low platelet count? Swelling or redness of the joints? Asthma? Diabetes? Autism?


  • Number of Participants Reporting Serious Adverse Events (SAE) Post 4th Dose of the Pentacel® Vaccination Series and Relationship to Study Vaccine. [ Time Frame: 6 Months post 4th dose vaccination ]

    SAE: any untoward medical occurrence with the following outcomes:

    • death,
    • a life-threatening adverse drug experience (as confirmed by the investigators),
    • inpatient hospitalization or prolongation of existing hospitalization,
    • a persistent or significant disability/incapacity, or
    • a congenital anomaly/birth defect. Medical conditions that required 3 or more office or emergency room visits, and diagnosis by a physician of low blood cell count or low platelet count, swelling or redness of the joints, asthma, diabetes, or autism were also solicited. (MedDRA Version 6.0)


Enrollment: 3214
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2005
Primary Completion Date: April 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
This is a retrospective survey to collect selected safety data at 6 months following the 4th dose of Pentacel® in children residing in the Canadian Province of British Columbia who have received the 4th dose of the Pentacel® series before their 2nd birthday.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Months to 24 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children residing in the Canadian Province of British Columbia who have received the 4th dose of the Pentacel® series before their 2nd birthday
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children residing in the Canadian Province of British Columbia who have received the 4th dose of the Pentacel® series before their 2nd birthday.
  • Written Informed Consent and Telephone consent from the parent(s) or guardian(s).
  • Able to comply with the survey procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Fourth dose of the Pentacel® series received on or after the child's 2nd birthday.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00772369


Locations
Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 4R4
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00772369     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M5A08
First Submitted: October 13, 2008
First Posted: October 15, 2008
Results First Submitted: March 15, 2010
Results First Posted: April 2, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 14, 2014
Last Verified: January 2014

Keywords provided by Sanofi ( Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company ):
Pertussis
Whooping cough
Diphtheria
Tetanus
Haemophilus influenzae
Poliovirus Types 1, 2, and 3.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Whooping Cough
Tetanus
Diphtheria
Haemophilus Infections
Bordetella Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Respiratory Tract Infections
Infection
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Clostridium Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Corynebacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Pasteurellaceae Infections