A Study to Evaluate CSJ148 in Pregnant Women With Primary HCMV Infection
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03369912
Recruitment Status :
(Company decision to withdraw before study started)
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the feasibility of using CSJ148 to prevent congenital human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) in pregnant women with primary HCMV infection.
Condition or disease
Biological: CSJ148Other: Placebo
This is a randomized, patient, investigator and sponsor blinded, placebo-controlled study in pregnant women with primary HCMV infection. The study has three periods: (I) screening (II) double-blinded placebo-controlled treatment and (III) post-delivery follow-up of women and neonates/infants. Pregnant women with confirmed primary HCMV infection will participate in periods I and II. Mothers and neonates/infants born to mothers enrolled in the study will participate in period III.
This is a patient, investigator and sponsor-blinded study. Patients, investigators and sponsor will remain blinded to study treatment throughout the study.
With the exception of any unblinded site staff identified below, all site staff (including study investigator and study nurse) will be blinded to study treatment throughout the study.
Drug product will be supplied in patient specific kits, so an unblinded pharmacist who is independent of the study team will be required in order to maintain the blind. Appropriate measures must be taken by the unblinded pharmacist to ensure that the treatment assignments are concealed from the rest of the site staff.
A Multicenter, Randomized, Patient, Investigator and Sponsor Blinded, Placebo-controlled Phase II Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of CSJ148 in Pregnant Women With Primary HCMV Infection
Estimated Study Start Date :
October 23, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date :
November 15, 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date :
November 15, 2022
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 65 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Gender Based Eligibility:
Gender Eligibility Description:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Written informed consent must be obtained before any assessment is performed.
Pregnant women ≥ 18 years of age with primary HCMV infection occurring between 6 and 24 weeks of gestation
Ability to receive study drug within 6 weeks of the presumed onset of primary maternal infection.
Able to communicate well with the investigator, to understand and comply with the requirements of the study.
Confirmed or suspected fetal HCMV infection, defined as positive HCMV DNA in amniotic fluid or fetal ultrasound abnormalities suggestive of fetal HCMV disease.
Prior treatment with any of the following within 30 days prior to enrollment: ganciclovir, valganciclovir, foscarnet, cidofovir, acyclovir (>25 mg/kg/day IV), valacyclovir (>3 gm/day oral), famciclovir (>1500 mg/day oral), HCMV immune globulin, immune globulin (>500 mg/kg), or any other medication with anti-HCMV activity.
Any surgical or medical condition (other than pregnancy) which might increase the risk for thrombotic events if the patient is given immune-globulins. These conditions include cryoglobulinemia, monoclonal gammopathies, and hypertriglyceridemia (fasting level >1000 mg/dL). The investigator should make this determination based on the patient's medical history and laboratory data.
History of chronic hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Cured hepatitis C in not considered exclusionary.
Patient request for medical interruption or termination of pregnancy before inclusion.
Any surgical or medical condition which may jeopardize the patient or fetus in case of participation in the study. The investigator should make this determination in consideration of the patient's obstetrical history.
Use of other investigational drugs at the time of enrollment, or within 5 half-lives of enrollment, or until the expected pharmacodynamic effect has returned to baseline, whichever is longer; or longer if required by local regulations.
History of hypersensitivity to any of the study treatments or excipients or to drugs of similar chemical classes.