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Safety and Immunogenicity of Catch-up Vaccination Regimens of V114 (V114-024) (PNEU-PLAN)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03885934
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 22, 2019
Results First Posted : September 23, 2021
Last Update Posted : September 23, 2021
Sponsor:
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is 1) to evaluate the safety and tolerability of V114 with respect to the proportion of participants with adverse events (AEs) and 2) to evaluate the anti-pneumococcal polysaccharide (PnPs) serotype-specific Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Geometric Mean Concentrations (GMCs) at 30 days following the last dose for each vaccination group. There is no formal hypothesis testing in this study.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pneumococcal Infections Biological: V114 Biological: Prevnar 13® Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional
Actual Enrollment : 606 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Active Comparator-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Immunogenicity of Catch-up Vaccination Regimens of V114 in Healthy Infants, Children, and Adolescents (PNEU-PLAN)
Actual Study Start Date : June 25, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 9, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : December 9, 2020

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: V114, Schedule A: Participants 7-11 months
Each participant received a 0.5 mL intramuscular (IM) injection for 7 to 11 months of age (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine [PCV]-naïve)(3 doses). Dose 1: at randomization, Dose 2: 4 to 8 weeks after Dose 1, and Dose 3: 8 to 12 weeks after Dose 2 and ≥12 months of age.
Biological: V114
V114 15-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes present in Prevnar 13® (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) and 2 unique serotypes (22F and 33F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration
Other Name: Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine: VAXNEUVANCE™

Active Comparator: Prevnar 13®, Schedule A: Participants 7-11 months
Each participant received a 0.5 mL IM injection for 7 to 11 months of age (PCV-naïve)(3 doses). Dose 1: at randomization, Dose 2: 4 to 8 weeks after Dose 1, and Dose 3: 8 to 12 weeks after Dose 2 and ≥12 months of age.
Biological: Prevnar 13®
Prevnar 13® 13-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration.
Other Name: PCV13

Experimental: V114, Schedule B: Participants 12-23 months
Each participant received a 0.5 mL IM injection for 12 to 23 months of age (PCV-naïve)(2 doses). Dose 1: at randomization, and Dose 2: 8 to 12 weeks after Dose 1.
Biological: V114
V114 15-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes present in Prevnar 13® (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) and 2 unique serotypes (22F and 33F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration
Other Name: Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine: VAXNEUVANCE™

Active Comparator: Prevnar 13®, Schedule B: Participants 12-23 months
Each participant received a 0.5 mL IM injection for 12 to 23 months of age (PCV-naïve)(2 doses). Dose 1: at randomization, and Dose 2: 8 to 12 weeks after Dose 1.
Biological: Prevnar 13®
Prevnar 13® 13-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration.
Other Name: PCV13

Experimental: V114, Schedule C: Participants 2-17 years
Each participant received a 0.5 mL IM injection for 2 to 17 years of age (PCV-naïve or PCV-experienced) (1 dose). Single dose administered at randomization and at least 8 weeks after previous PCV for participants who were PCV-experienced.
Biological: V114
V114 15-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes present in Prevnar 13® (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) and 2 unique serotypes (22F and 33F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration
Other Name: Pneumococcal 15-valent Conjugate Vaccine: VAXNEUVANCE™

Active Comparator: Prevnar 13®, Schedule C: Participants 2-17 years
Each participant received a 0.5 mL IM injection for 2 to 17 years of age (PCV-naïve or PCV-experienced)(1 dose). Single dose administered at randomization and at least 8 weeks after previous PCV for participants who were PCV-experienced.
Biological: Prevnar 13®
Prevnar 13® 13-valent PCV containing 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) in each 0.5 mL IM administration.
Other Name: PCV13




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Geometric Mean Concentration of Serotype-specific Immunoglobulin G - Schedule A: 7-11 Months [ Time Frame: 30 days post last vaccination ]
    The geometric mean concentration (GMC) of immunoglobulin G (IgG) serotype-specific antibodies to the 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) included in V114 and Prevnar 13®; and two serotypes (22F and 33F) which are unique to V114 was determined. Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-pneumococcal polysaccharides (PnPs) serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using pneumococcal electrochemiluminescence (PnECL) assay. The within-group 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were derived by exponentiating the CIs of the mean of the natural log values based on the t-distribution.

  2. GMC of Serotype-specific IgG - Schedule B: 12-23 Months [ Time Frame: 30 days post last vaccination ]
    The GMC of IgG serotype-specific antibodies to the 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) included in V114 and Prevnar 13®; and two serotypes (22F and 33F) which are unique to V114 was determined. Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-PnPs serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using pneumococcal electrochemiluminescence (PnECL) assay. The within-group 95% CIs were derived by exponentiating the CIs of the mean of the natural log values based on the t-distribution.

  3. GMC of Serotype-specific IgG - Schedule C: 2-17 Years [ Time Frame: 30 days post vaccination ]
    The GMC of IgG serotype-specific antibodies to the 13 serotypes (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F) included in V114 and Prevnar 13®; and two serotypes (22F and 33F) which are unique to V114 was determined. Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-PnPs serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using pneumococcal electrochemiluminescence (PnECL) assay. The within-group 95% CIs were derived by exponentiating the CIs of the mean of the natural log values based on the t-distribution.

  4. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Injection-site Adverse Events - Schedule A: 7-11 Months [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post any vaccination ]
    An adverse event (AE) is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any vaccination report card (VRC)-prompted injection-site AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. The percentage of participants with an injection-site AE prompted on the VRC (redness/erythema, hardness/induration, swelling, and pain) was summarized.

  5. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Injection-site AEs - Schedule B: 12-23 Months [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post any vaccination ]
    An AE is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any vaccination report card (VRC)-prompted injection-site AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. The percentage of participants with an injection-site AE prompted on the VRC (redness/erythema, hardness/induration, swelling, and pain) was summarized.

  6. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Injection-site AEs - Schedule C: 2-17 Years [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post vaccination ]
    An AE is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any vaccination report card (VRC)-prompted injection-site AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. The percentage of participants with an injection-site AE prompted on the VRC (redness/erythema, hardness/induration, swelling, and pain) was summarized.

  7. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Systemic AEs - Schedule A: 7-11 Months [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post any vaccination ]
    An AE is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any VRC-prompted systemic AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. For participants 7 months to <3 years of age at enrollment, solicited systemic AEs include irritability, drowsiness/somnolence, appetite lost/decreased appetite, and hives or welts/urticaria. The percentage of participants with a systemic AE was summarized.

  8. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Systemic AEs - Schedule B: 12-23 Months [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post any vaccination ]
    An AE is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any VRC-prompted systemic AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. For participants 7 months to <3 years of age at enrollment, solicited systemic AEs include irritability, drowsiness/somnolence, appetite lost/decreased appetite, and hives or welts/urticaria. The percentage of participants with a systemic AE was summarized.

  9. Percentage of Participants With Solicited Systemic AEs - Schedule C: 2-17 Years [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days post vaccination ]
    An AE is defined as any unfavourable and unintended sign, symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of study vaccine or a protocol-specified procedure, whether or not considered related to the study vaccine or protocol-specified procedure. The parent/guardian of the participant recorded the presence of any VRC-prompted systemic AEs that occurred in the 14 days after any vaccination. For participants 7 months to <3 years of age at enrollment, solicited systemic AEs include irritability, drowsiness/somnolence, appetite lost/decreased appetite, and hives or welts/urticaria. For participants ≥3 years of age at enrollment, solicited systemic AEs include muscle pain/ myalgia, joint pain/arthralgia, headache, tiredness/fatigue, and hives or welts/urticaria. The percentage of participants with a systemic AE was summarized.

  10. Percentage of Participants With at Least 1 Vaccine-related Serious Adverse Event - Schedule A: 7-11 Months [ Time Frame: Up to ~6 months post final vaccination ]
    A serious adverse event (SAE) is any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose, results in death, is life threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongs existing hospitalization, results in persistent or significant disability/incapacity, is a congenital anomaly/birth defect, or is another important medical event. SAEs that are reported to be at least possibly related by the investigator to study vaccination will be summarized. Estimated within-group CIs are calculated based on the exact binomial method proposed by Clopper and Pearson and are provided in accordance with the statistical analysis plan.

  11. Percentage of Participants With at Least 1 Vaccine-related SAE - Schedule B: 12-23 Months [ Time Frame: Up to ~6 months post final vaccination ]
    A serious adverse event (SAE) is any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose, results in death, is life threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongs existing hospitalization, results in persistent or significant disability/incapacity, is a congenital anomaly/birth defect, or is another important medical event. SAEs that are reported to be at least possibly related by the investigator to study vaccination will be summarized. Estimated within-group CIs are calculated based on the exact binomial method proposed by Clopper and Pearson and are provided in accordance with the statistical analysis plan.

  12. Percentage of Participants With at Least 1 Vaccine-related SAE - Schedule C: 2-17 Years [ Time Frame: Up to ~6 months post vaccination ]
    A serious adverse event (SAE) is any untoward medical occurrence that, at any dose, results in death, is life threatening, requires inpatient hospitalization or prolongs existing hospitalization, results in persistent or significant disability/incapacity, is a congenital anomaly/birth defect, or is another important medical event. SAEs that are reported to be at least possibly related by the investigator to study vaccination will be summarized.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of Participants Meeting Serotype-specific IgG Threshold Value of ≥0.35 μg/mL for Each of the 15 Serotypes - Schedule A: 7-11 Months [ Time Frame: 30 days post final vaccination ]
    Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-PnPs serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using PnECL assay. The percentage that achieved the IgG threshold value of ≥0.35 μg/mL was summarized. Estimated within-group CIs are calculated based on the exact binomial method proposed by Clopper and Pearson and are provided in accordance with the statistical analysis plan.

  2. Percentage of Participants Meeting Serotype-specific IgG Threshold Value of ≥0.35 μg/mL for Each of the 15 Serotypes - Schedule B: 12-23 Months [ Time Frame: 30 days post final vaccination ]
    Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-PnPs serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using PnECL assay. The percentage that achieved the IgG threshold value of ≥0.35 μg/mL was summarized. Estimated within-group CIs are calculated based on the exact binomial method proposed by Clopper and Pearson and are provided in accordance with the statistical analysis plan. The analysis population included all randomized participants without deviations from the protocol that may substantially affect the results of the immunogenicity endpoint.

  3. Percentage of Participants Meeting Serotype-specific IgG Threshold Value of ≥0.35 μg/mL for Each of the 15 Serotypes - Schedule C: 2-17 Years [ Time Frame: 30 days post vaccination ]
    Sera from participants was used to measure vaccine-induced anti-PnPs serotype-specific IgG for all the 15 serotypes using PnECL assay. The percentage that achieved the IgG threshold value of ≥0.35 μg/mL was summarized. Estimated within-group CIs are calculated based on the exact binomial method proposed by Clopper and Pearson and are provided in accordance with the statistical analysis plan.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Months to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Not be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Not be a woman of childbearing potential
  • If of a woman of childbearing potential, agree to follow the contraceptive guidance during the treatment period and for at least 6 weeks after the last dose of study intervention
  • Has a legally acceptable representative who understands the study procedures, alternate treatments available, and risks involved with the study and voluntarily agrees to participate by giving written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

  • History of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD)
  • Known hypersensitivity to any component of the PCV or any diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine
  • Had a recent febrile illness occurring within 72 hours prior to receipt of study vaccine
  • Known or suspected impairment of immunological function
  • History of congenital or acquired immunodeficiency
  • Has or his/her mother has a documented human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection
  • Known or history of functional or anatomic asplenia
  • Has failure to thrive based on the clinical judgement of the investigator
  • Has a bleeding disorder contraindicating intramuscular vaccination
  • Has a history of autoimmune disease (including but not limited to systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid syndrome, Behcet's disease, autoimmune thyroid disease, polymyositis and dermatomyositis, scleroderma, type 1 diabetes mellitus, or other autoimmune disorders)
  • Has known neurologic or cognitive behavioral disorder, including encephalitis/myelitis, acute disseminating encephalomyelitis, pervasive development disorder, and related disorders
  • Is 7 to 23 months of age and has received a dose of a pneumococcal vaccine prior to study entry based on medical record. Participants ≥2 years of age could have received a PCV at least 8 weeks prior to study entry as follows: a partial regimen of Prevnar™,Synflorix™, or Prevnar 13™ or a full regimen of Prevnar™ or Synflorix™ based on local guidelines. Participants should not have received any dose of a pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine
  • Meets one or more of the following systemic corticosteroid exclusion criteria: has received systemic corticosteroids (equivalent of ≥2 mg/kg total daily dose of prednisone or ≥20 mg/day for persons weighing >10 kg) for ≥14 consecutive days and has not completed this course of treatment at least 30 days prior to the first dose of study vaccine at randomization; has received or is expected to receive systemic corticosteroids exceeding physiologic replacement doses (approximately 5 mg/day prednisone equivalent) within 14 days prior to any dose of study vaccine; or is expected to require systemic corticosteroids within 30 days after any study vaccination during conduct of the study (Note: Topical, ophthalmic and inhaled steroids are permitted)
  • Has received other licensed non-live vaccines within 14 days before receipt of study vaccine. Exception: Inactivated influenza vaccine may be administered but must be given at least 7 days before receipt of study vaccine or at least 15 days after receipt of study vaccine
  • Has received a licensed live vaccine within 30 days before receipt of study vaccine
  • Has received a blood transfusion or blood products, including immunoglobulins, within 6 months before receipt of study vaccine
  • Has participated in another clinical study of an investigational product before the beginning or anytime during the duration of the current clinical study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03885934


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
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Study Director: Study Director Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Documents provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03885934    
Other Study ID Numbers: V114-024
2018-003706-88 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: March 22, 2019    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: September 23, 2021
Last Update Posted: September 23, 2021
Last Verified: August 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: http://engagezone.msd.com/doc/ProcedureAccessClinicalTrialData.pdf
URL: http://engagezone.msd.com/ds_documentation.php

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
Infections
Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs