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Study of Influenza Vaccine (Split Virion, Inactivated) Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 Formulation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946179
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

This study is in support of the annual application for the variation of the vaccine strains for a marketing authorization.

Objectives:

  • To evaluate the compliance, in terms of immunogenicity, of the influenza vaccine (split virion, inactivated) Northern Hemisphere (NH) 2009-2010 formulation in two adult groups, aged 18 to 60 years and aged 61 years or older.
  • To describe the safety of the influenza vaccine (split virion, inactivated) NH 2009-2010 formulation in both adult groups.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Influenza Biological: Influenza virus (split virion, inactivated) vaccine Phase 2

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Immunogenicity and Safety of the Influenza Vaccine (Split Virion, Inactivated), Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 Formulation (Intramuscular Route)
Study Start Date : May 2009
Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Study Completion Date : July 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Flu Flu Shot
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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Group 1
Participants aged 18 to 60 years at enrollment
Biological: Influenza virus (split virion, inactivated) vaccine
0.5 mL, Intramuscular
Other Name: Influenza Vaccine Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 formulation
Experimental: Group 2
Participants aged 61 years or older at enrollment
Biological: Influenza virus (split virion, inactivated) vaccine
0.5 mL, Intramuscular
Other Name: Influenza Vaccine Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 formulation


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To provide information concerning the immunogenicity of intramuscular (IM) Influenza Vaccine (Split Virion, Inactivated), Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 Formulation. [ Time Frame: 21 days post-vaccination ]
  2. To provide information concerning the safety of intramuscular (IM) Influenza Vaccine (Split Virion, Inactivated), Northern Hemisphere 2009-2010 Formulation [ Time Frame: 0 to 7 days post-vaccination and entire study duration ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria :

  • Aged 18 to 60 years (i.e., to the day before the 61st birthday) or 61 years or older (from the day of the 61st birthday) on the day of inclusion
  • Provision of a signed informed consent
  • Able to attend all scheduled visits and comply with all trial procedures
  • For a woman of child-bearing potential: avoid becoming pregnant (use of an effective method of contraception or abstinence) for at least 4 weeks prior to vaccination, until at least 3 weeks after vaccination

Exclusion Criteria :

  • For a woman of child-bearing potential, known pregnancy or positive urine pregnancy test at Visit 1
  • Febrile illness (temperature ≥ 38 °C) or moderate or severe acute illness/infection on the day of vaccination, according to Investigator judgment
  • Breast-feeding woman
  • Participation in another clinical trial investigating a vaccine, drug, medical device, or medical procedure in the 4 weeks preceding the trial vaccination
  • Planned participation in another clinical trial during the present trial period
  • Known or suspected congenital or acquired immunodeficiency, immunosuppressive therapy such as anti-cancer chemotherapy or radiation therapy within the preceding 6 months, or long-term systemic corticosteroids therapy
  • Known systemic hypersensitivity to eggs, chicken proteins, neomycin, formaldehyde and octoxynol-9, or to any of the vaccine components, or history of a life-threatening reaction to the trial vaccine or a vaccine containing any of the same substances
  • Chronic illness at a stage that could interfere with trial conduct or completion, in the opinion of the Investigator
  • Current alcohol abuse or drug addiction that may interfere with the subject's ability to comply with trial procedures
  • Receipt of blood or blood-derived products in the past 3 months, that might interfere with the assessment of immune response
  • Receipt of any vaccine in the 4 weeks preceding the trial vaccination
  • Planned receipt of any vaccine in the 3 weeks following the trial vaccination
  • Previous vaccination against influenza in the previous 6 months
  • Thrombocytopenia, bleeding disorder or anticoagulants in the 3 weeks preceding inclusion
  • Known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis B surface (HBs) antigen or Hepatitis C seropositivity
  • Subject deprived of freedom by an administrative or court order, or in an emergency setting, or hospitalized without his/her consent
  • Employees of the investigator or study center, with direct involvement in the proposed study or other studies under the direction of that investigator or study center, as well as family members of the employees or investigator
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Switzerland
Allschwil, Switzerland, CH-4123
Zurich, Switzerland, CH-8001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00946179     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GRT86
First Posted: July 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2014
Last Verified: January 2014

Keywords provided by Sanofi ( Sanofi Pasteur, a Sanofi Company ):
Influenza
Influenza virus vaccine
Split virion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vaccines
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs