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Safety and Immunogenicity of a Split-Virion Pandemic Influenza A (H5N1) Vaccine in Children

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00900991
First Posted: May 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2009
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Collaborator:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Information provided by:
Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd
  Purpose
A single center, stratified, randomized and double-blind phase II clinical trial was conducted in children to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an split-virion pandemic influenza A vaccine (H5N1).

Condition Intervention Phase
Influenza Biological: split-virion pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1 strain NIBRG-14) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Safety and Immunogenicity of a Split-Virion Pandemic Influenza A (H5N1) Vaccine in Children

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Further study details as provided by Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HI antibody and Neutralization antibody

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse reactions

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 10 ug
10 microgram per dose
Biological: split-virion pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1 strain NIBRG-14)
Experimental: 15 ug
15 microgram per dose
Biological: split-virion pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1 strain NIBRG-14)

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy children aged 3-11 years old
  • Be able to show legal identity card for the sake of recruitment
  • Volunteers or their parents are able to understand and sign the informed consent
  • Do not participate in other clinical trial

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any history of allergic reactions
  • Autoimmune disease or immunodeficiency
  • Asthma that is unstable or required emergent care, hospitalization or intubation during the past two years or that required the use of oral or intravenous corticosteroids
  • Diabetes mellitus (type I or II), with the exception of gestational diabetes
  • History of thyroidectomy or thyroid disease that required medication within the past 12 months
  • Serious angioedema episodes within the previous 3 years or requiring medication in the previous two years
  • Hypertension that was not well controlled by medication or the blood pressure is more than 145/95 mmHg at enrollment
  • Bleeding disorder diagnosed by a doctor (e.g., factor deficiency, coagulopathy, or platelet disorder requiring special precautions) or significant bruising or bleeding difficulties with IM injections or blood draws
  • Active malignancy or treated malignancy for which there is not reasonable assurance of sustained cure or malignancy that is likely to recur during the period of study
  • Seizure disorder other than:

    1. Febrile seizures under the age of two years old
    2. Seizures secondary to alcohol withdrawal more than 3 years ago, or
    3. A singular seizure not requiring treatment within the last 3 years
  • Asplenia, functional asplenia or any condition resulting in the absence or removal of the spleen
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Any history of immunosuppressive medications or cytotoxic medications or inhaled corticosteroids within the past six months (with the exception of corticosteroid nasal spray for allergic rhinitis or topical corticosteroids for an acute uncomplicated dermatitis)
  • History of any blood products administration within 3 months before the dosing
  • Administration of any other investigational research agents within 30 days before the dosing
  • Administration of any live attenuated vaccine within 30 days before the dosing
  • Administration of subunit or inactivated vaccines, e.g. pneumococcal vaccine, or allergy treatment with antigen injections, within 14 days before the dosing
  • Be receiving anti-TB prophylaxis or therapy currently
  • Axillary temperature > 37.0 centigrade at the time of dosing
  • Psychiatric condition that precludes compliance with the protocol:

    1. Past or present psychoses
    2. Past or present bipolar disorder requiring therapy that has not been well controlled on medication for the past two years
    3. Disorder requiring lithium
    4. Suicidal ideation occurring within five years prior to enrollment
  • Any medical, psychiatric, social condition, occupational reason or other responsibility that, in the judgment of the investigator, is a contraindication to protocol participation or impairs a volunteer's ability to give informed consent
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00900991


Locations
China
Beijing Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention
Beijing, China, 100013
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00900991     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PRO-sPanFlu-2002
First Submitted: May 12, 2009
First Posted: May 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd:
Pandemic Influenza A Vaccine
Immunogenictiy
Safety

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vaccines
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs