Study to Evaluate the Safety of a Bivalent Vaccine of New 6:2 Influenza Virus Reassortants in Healthy Adults

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00125944
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 2, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 9, 2007
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MedImmune LLC

Brief Summary:
The objective is to assess the safety of bivalent vaccine of two new 6:2 influenza virus reassortants in healthy adults prior to the release of the trivalent vaccine (FluMist) containing them.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Influenza Biological: FluMist Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety of a Bivalent Vaccine of New 6:2 Influenza Virus Reassortants in Healthy Adults
Study Start Date : July 2005
Study Completion Date : January 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary endpoint of this study is fever (Study Days 0-7), defined as oral temperature of at least ³101°F.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reported Reactogenocity Events (REs) and Adverse Events (AEs) that occur within 7 days after vaccination and that occur within 14 days after vaccination. SAEs and SNMCs that occur within 28 days after vaccination and within 180 days

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females, 18 to 49 years of age (not yet reached their 50th birthday) at the time of study vaccination
  • Healthy by medical history and health assessment
  • Sexually active females, unless surgically sterile or at least 1 year post-menopausal, must have used an effective method of avoiding pregnancy (including oral, implanted, injectable, or transdermal contraceptives, intrauterine device [IUD], female condom, diaphragm with spermicide, cervical cap, abstinence, use of a condom by the sexual partner or sterile sexual partner) for at least 30 days prior to study vaccination, and must agree to continue using such precautions for at least 90 days after study vaccination; the volunteer must also have a negative serum or urine pregnancy test within 14 days prior to study vaccination (if screening and study vaccination do not occur on the same day) and on the day of study vaccination prior to randomization
  • Sexually active males, unless surgically sterile, must use an effective method of birth control (condom or abstinence) and must agree to continue using such precautions for at least 30 days after study vaccination
  • Available by telephone
  • Written informed consent (and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act [HIPAA] authorization if applicable) obtained from the participant
  • Ability to understand and comply with the requirements of the protocol, as judged by the investigator
  • Ability to complete follow-up period of 180 days after study vaccination, as required by the protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of hypersensitivity of any component of the vaccine, including egg or egg protein
  • History of hypersensitivity to gentamicin
  • Any condition for which the inactivated influenza vaccine is indicated, including chronic disorders of the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems (e.g., asthma); chronic metabolic diseases (e.g., diabetes mellitus); renal dysfunction; or hemoglobinopathies that required regular medical follow-up or hospitalization during the preceding year.
  • Acute febrile (>100.0°F oral or equivalent) and/or clinically significant respiratory illness (e.g., cough or sore throat) within the 14 days prior to randomization
  • Any known immunosuppressive condition or immune deficiency disease, including HIV infection, or ongoing immunosuppressive therapy
  • History of Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Household contact who is immunocompromised (participant should also avoid close contact with immunocompromised individuals for at least 21 days post study vaccination)
  • Receipt of any investigational agent within 30 days prior to enrollment, or expected receipt through 180 days after study vaccination (use of licensed agents for indications not listed in the package insert is permitted)
  • Chronic or regular use of anti-pyretic or analgesic medication on a daily or every other day basis.

Note: A daily dose of 81 mg of aspirin is not considered a contraindication to enrollment. Discontinuation of prophylactic use of anti-pyretic or analgesic medications at the time of enrollment and for 14 days following vaccination is not considered a contraindication to enrollment.

  • Administration of intranasal medications within 14 days prior to randomization, or expected receipt through 14 days after study vaccination
  • Nursing mother
  • Employee of the research center, any individual involved with the conduct of the study, or any family member of such individuals
  • Any condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would interfere with evaluation of the vaccine or interpretation of study results

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00125944

United States, California
Radiant Research, San Diego
San Diego, California, United States, 92123
United States, Florida
Radiant Research, Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States, 32114
United States, Oregon
Radiant Research
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97239
United States, Texas
Healthcare Discoveries, Inc.
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Sponsors and Collaborators
MedImmune LLC
Principal Investigator: Robert Walker, MD MedImmune LLC Identifier: NCT00125944     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MI-CP125
First Posted: August 2, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases