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Comparison of Serological Test s for the Virus Chicken Pox Virus (VZV) and Correlation With the Patient's Memory of the Infection or Vaccination (VARI-IMM)

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Low inclusion rate.)
First Posted : May 17, 2016
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hopital Foch

Brief Summary:

Comparison of the sensibility and specificity of 3 different serological tests and evaluation of chicken pox immunity in pregnant women.

Secondary goals :

  • Correlation memory / Immunity;
  • Prevalence of VZV immunity in pregnant women;
  • Evaluation of cellular and humoral immunity in cases with discrepancy between tests or between test and memory;
  • Evaluation of acceptability of vaccination in the post partum period in non immune patients.

Methods Not randomized prospective study,

Number of patients : 400 Duration : 36 months Inclusion criteria : pregnant women >18years old, agree to participate (written consent) Exclusion criteria: auto immune disease, HIV +, grafted patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pregnancy Biological: Serological Test s for the Virus Chicken Pox Virus Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 308 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Comparison of Serological Tests for the Varicella-zoster Virus and Correlation With the Memory of the Infection or Vaccination
Actual Study Start Date : March 30, 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 26, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : July 26, 2020

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MedlinePlus Genetics related topics: Shingles

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Pregnant women
Pregnant women
Biological: Serological Test s for the Virus Chicken Pox Virus

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Rate sensitivity and specificity in negative and dubious zone for the assessment of the serology of anti VZV immunity [ Time Frame: 35 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. frequency of immunity detecting depending on whether the patient remember having varicella, have been in contact with next of kin with varicella or been vaccinated against varicella or not [ Time Frame: up to 35 weeks ]
  2. Percentage of women accepting the vaccination in case of negative history [ Time Frame: day during the first visit ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women aged over 18
  • Affiliated to a social protection scheme or women benefiting from such a regime
  • Women who gived a writing consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women with a maternal disease: autoimmune disease (systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, insulin dependent diabetes, autoimmune thyroiditis ..), it takes an immunosuppressive treatment or not.
  • HIV-positive women
  • Garfted women whatever organ

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02775422

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Hopital Foch
Suresnes, France, 92150
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hopital Foch
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Principal Investigator: Olivier Picone, MD Service Gynécologie Hopital Foch
SAUERBREI A. Fetales varizellen syndrom. Monatsschr kinderheiledkd 2003;151:209-213.
ENDERS G. Varicella and herpes zoster in pregnancy and the newborn. . Varicella-zoster virus and clinical management. Arvin AM and Gershon AA, eds; UK: Cambridge University Press 2000:317-347.
MIRLESSE V. Varicelle et grossesse. Les virus transmissibles de la mère à l'enfant. Denis F. Ed John Libey Eurotext, In Montrouge 1999:252-269.

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Responsible Party: Hopital Foch Identifier: NCT02775422    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2014/08
2014-A00707-40 ( Other Identifier: ANSM )
First Posted: May 17, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2020
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
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