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Safety and Efficacy of Talactoferrin Alfa in Patients With Severe Sepsis (OASIS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01273779
Recruitment Status : Suspended (Data Safety Monitoring Board recommendation)
First Posted : January 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 3, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Study will evaluate the safety and potential benefit of talactoferrin (recombinant human lactoferrin) as an addition to the standard care for severe sepsis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Severe Sepsis Drug: Talactoferrin alfa Drug: Placebo Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 1280 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: OASIS: A Phase 2/3 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Talactoferrin Alfa in Patients With Severe Sepsis
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Sepsis
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
15 mL of oral solution of placebo given 3 times a day for up to 28 days or until discharge from the intensive care unit
Experimental: Talactoferrin alfa Drug: Talactoferrin alfa
15 mL of an oral solution of 100mg/mL (1.5 g) given 3 times a day for up to 28 days or until discharge from the intensive care unit

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. All Cause Mortality [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. All Cause Mortality [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  2. All Cause Mortality [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  3. All Cause Mortality [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  4. Assess Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age greater than or equal to 18 years
  • Onset of severe sepsis within the previous 24 hours
  • Must be receiving antibiotic therapy
  • Informed consent form signed by patient or authorized representatives according to local rules or regulations
  • Able to take liquid medication by mouth or feeding tube

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Receipt of investigational medication within 4 weeks prior to participation in the study
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Severe congestive heart failure
  • Known severe HIV infection
  • Presence of severe burns
  • Patients on high dose immunosuppressants
  • Patients whose death is considered imminent
  • Patients whose life expectancy for concurrent illness is less than 6 months
  • Severe hypoxic encephalopathy or persistent vegetative state
  • Severe liver disease
  • Chronically bed bound
  • Patient, legal representative or patient's primary physician not committed to providing full, aggressive life support
Contacts and Locations

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Responsible Party: Agennix
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01273779     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LF-0802
First Posted: January 11, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 3, 2012
Last Verified: February 2012

Keywords provided by Agennix:
recombinant human lactoferrin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Anti-Infective Agents