Safety of One Dose of Meningococcal ACWY Conjugate Vaccine in Subjects From 2 Months to 55 Years of Age in the Republic of South Korea

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First received: January 8, 2013
Last updated: June 29, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
A multicenter, single arm, post-marketing surveillance study. This study is a postlicensure requirement of the Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) to provide continued safety evaluation of MenACWY in the Korean population from 2 months to 55 years of age, receiving MenACWY-CRM vaccination according to routine clinical practice and prescribing information.

Condition Intervention Phase
Meningococcal Disease
Biological: Novartis Meningococcal ACWY Conjugate Vaccine
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Multicenter Post Marketing Surveillance Study to Monitor the Safety of Novartis Meningococcal ACWY Conjugate Vaccine(MenACWY-CRM) Administered According to the Prescribing Information to Healthy Subjects From 2 Months to 55 Years of Age in the Republic of South Korea.

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • local and systemic solicited Adverse Events (AEs) reported [ Time Frame: Day 1 (day of vaccination) to Day 7 postvaccination ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Safety of a single dose of MenACWY-CRM vaccine in subjects from 11 to 55 years of age, as evaluated

  • All unsolicited AEs reported [ Time Frame: Day 1 to Day 7 postvaccination ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Medically attended AEs and Serious AEs (SAEs) reported [ Time Frame: Day 1 to Day 29 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 3300
Study Start Date: March 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: MenACWY-CRM
2 months to 55 years of age
Biological: Novartis Meningococcal ACWY Conjugate Vaccine


Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Months to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Individuals eligible for enrolment in this study are those:

  1. male and female subjects from 2 months to 55 years of the age at the time of Visit 1 (including all 55 years old subjects, up to one day before their 56th year birthday), who are scheduled to receive vaccination with MenACWY-CRM conjugate vaccine, according to the local prescribing information and routine clinical practice;
  2. to whom the nature of the study has been described and the subject or subject's parent/legal representative has provided written informed consent;
  3. whom the investigator believes that the subject can and will comply with the requirements of the protocol (e.g., completion of the Diary Card);
  4. who are in good health as determined by the outcome of medical history, physical assessment and clinical judgment of the investigator.

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Contraindication, special warnings and/or precautions, as evaluated by the investigators, reported in the MenACWY-CRM conjugate vaccine Korean prescribing information. In particular, should not be included in the study a subject who has ever had:

  • an allergic reaction to the active substances or any of the other ingredients of the study vaccine; an allergic reaction to diphtheria toxoid;
  • an illness with high fever; however, a mild fever or upper respiratory infection (for example cold) itself is not a reason to delay vaccination. Special care should be taken for subjects having haemophilia or any other problem that may stop your blood from clotting properly, such as persons receiving blood thinners (anticoagulants).
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01766206

Contact: Novartis Drug Information Services +1 800 244 7668

Korea, Republic of
Konkuk University Hospital Recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 143-729
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Vaccines
Study Chair: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Novartis Vaccines
  More Information


Responsible Party: Novartis ( Novartis Vaccines ) Identifier: NCT01766206     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: V59_62
Study First Received: January 8, 2013
Last Updated: June 29, 2015
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Neisseria meningitidis
conjugate vaccine
phase IV clinical trial

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Meningococcal Infections
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Neisseriaceae Infections processed this record on November 27, 2015