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A Double-Dose Safety Study of An Influenza Vaccine (Multimeric-001)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
BiondVax Pharmaceuticals ltd. Identifier:
First received: January 28, 2009
Last updated: February 20, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
A phase I/II, randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled escalating double-dose safety study of an intramuscular universal influenza vaccine (Multimeric-001) injected to healthy volunteers.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
Biological: Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
Biological: Phosphate Buffered saline
Biological: Adjuvanted PBS
Biological: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Biological: Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Biological: Multimeric-001 125 Mcg
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase I/II, Randomized, Single-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Escalating Double-Dose Safety Study of an Intramuscular Influenza Vaccine (Multimeric-001) Injected to Healthy Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by BiondVax Pharmaceuticals ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse Events [ Time Frame: day 0 until day 42 (termination visit) ]
    Number of adverse events per cohort

  • Treatment-related Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Day 0 until day 42 (termination visit) ]
    Number of treatment-related adverse events per cohort

Enrollment: 63
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
Multimeric-001 250 Mcg in PBS
Biological: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
Experimental: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
250 Mcg in montanide
Biological: Multimeric-001 250 Mcg
Placebo Comparator: Phosphate Buffered saline
Non-adjuvanted placebo
Biological: Phosphate Buffered saline
Placebo Comparator: Adjuvanted PBS
Adjuvant was montanide
Biological: Adjuvanted PBS
Experimental: Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Multimeric-001 in PBS
Biological: Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Experimental: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Adjuvant was montanide
Biological: Adjuvanted Multimeric-001 500 Mcg
Experimental: Multimeric-001 125 Mcg
Multimeric-001 in PBS
Biological: Multimeric-001 125 Mcg


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy males and females between 18 and 55 years (inclusive) of age.
  • Non-smoking (by declaration) for a period of at least 6 months.
  • Subjects able to adhere to the visit schedule and protocol requirements and be available to complete the study.
  • Haematology and Chemistry values within normal ranges or with no clinical significance
  • Subjects who provide written informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known history of significant medical disorder, which in the investigator's judgment contraindicates administration of the study medications.
  • Ongoing flu symptoms or influenza
  • Any clinically significant abnormality upon physical examination or in the clinical laboratory test at screening visit.
  • Treatment with immune immunosuppressant drugs or other immune enhancing drugs.
  • Subjects who have been immunized with anti-influenza vaccine or infected by influenza virus within one year prior to the screening visit.
  • Administration of any vaccine 30 days before the screening visit.
  • Known history of drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Known history of HIV, hepatitis C or B virus (HCV or HBV)
  • Subjects with known Guillain Barré Syndrome in the past
  • 2 or more hospitalization within the last year prior to screening visit
  • Increased liver enzymes 2.5 times above the upper reference level
  • Known hypersensitivity and/or allergy to any drugs
  • Any acute medical situation (e.g. acute infection) within 48 hours of study start, which is considered of significance by the Principal Investigator.
  • Subjects who participated in another clinical study within 30 days prior to study entry
  • Subjects who are non-cooperative or unwilling to sign consent form.
  • Pregnant or lactating women at entry to study and those that are unwilling to agree to continue precautions for two months after completion of the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00877448

Tasmc Crc
Tel Aviv, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
BiondVax Pharmaceuticals ltd.
Principal Investigator: Jacob Atsmon, MD Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
  More Information

Responsible Party: BiondVax Pharmaceuticals ltd. Identifier: NCT00877448     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BVX002
Study First Received: January 28, 2009
Results First Received: August 1, 2012
Last Updated: February 20, 2013

Keywords provided by BiondVax Pharmaceuticals ltd.:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Immunologic Factors
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