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Extensively Hydrolyzed Formula: Hypoallergenicity

This study has been completed.
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Nestlé Identifier:
First received: January 14, 2011
Last updated: November 1, 2013
Last verified: November 2013

January 14, 2011
November 1, 2013
February 2011
June 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Hypoallergenicity [ Time Frame: 14 Days ]
To demonstrate that the test formula does not provoke allergenic activity
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01278446 on Archive Site
Digestive Tolerance [ Time Frame: 1 Week ]
Same as current
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Extensively Hydrolyzed Formula: Hypoallergenicity
Evaluation of Hypoallergenicity of a 100% Whey, Extensively Hydrolyzed Infant Formula
The primary objective of this clinical trial is to determine whether a new extensively hydrolyzed infant formula is hypoallergenic.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Food Hypersensitivity
  • Other: Extensively hydrolyzed, whey protein infant formula
    New hydrolyzed formula
    Other Name: Baby Formula
  • Other: Extensively hydrolyzed, casein protein infant formula
    Commercially available hydrolyzed infant formula
    Other Name: Baby Formula
  • Experimental: Test Formula
    New hydrolyzed whey formula
    Intervention: Other: Extensively hydrolyzed, whey protein infant formula
  • Active Comparator: Control Formula
    Commercially available hydrolyzed infant formula
    Intervention: Other: Extensively hydrolyzed, casein protein infant formula
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August 2012
June 2012   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Born at term (>36 weeks gestation)
  2. Two (2) months to ≤ 12 years of age at enrollment
  3. Documented Cow's Milk Allergy (CMA) within the 6 months prior to enrollment by:

    1. Reported convincing allergic symptoms following an exposure to milk or a milk-containing food product and [detectable serum milk-specific IgE (>0.7 kIU/L) or positive skin prick test (wheal greater than 5 mm]), OR
    2. Physician-supervised oral food challenge that elicited immediate allergic symptoms, OR
    3. Results of laboratory tests highly predictive of clinical reactivity to milk

      • Serum milk IgE ≥15 [kIU/L]or ≥ 5 [kIU/L if younger than 1 year OR,
      • Skin prick tests mean wheal >10 mm
  4. Otherwise healthy
  5. If subject has asthma, atopic dermatitis, and/or rhinitis, must be well controlled
  6. Expected daily intake of at least 8 oz (240 ml) of the study formula during the open challenge phase
  7. Having obtained his/her legal representative's informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Children consuming mother's milk at the time of inclusion and during the trial
  2. Any chromosomal or major congenital anomalies
  3. Any major gastrointestinal disease or abnormalities other than CMA
  4. Chronic medical diseases (ie seizure disorders, chronic lung disease, heart problems (heart murmurs acceptable)
  5. Immunodeficiency
  6. Receiving free amino acid formula
  7. Anti-histamine use in 7 days prior to the first food challenge (eyedrops are acceptable)
  8. Oral steroid use within 14 days prior to enrollment (intranasal and topical corticosteroids are okay)
  9. Unstable asthma
  10. Severe uncontrolled eczema
  11. Recent ( within the last 3 months) severe anaphylactic reaction to milk
  12. Subject who in the Investigator's assessment cannot be expected to adhere to the study protocol
  13. Currently participating in another clinical trial
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
2 Months to 12 Years   (Child)
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United States
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Study Director: Jose Saavedra, MD Nestle Nutrition
Principal Investigator: Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD Mount Sinai Department of Pediatrics
November 2013

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