Study Evaluating Prevenar in the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) in the Paediatric Population in Spain.

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 29, 2012
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Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to evaluate the postlicensure effectiveness of Prevnar in the prevention of IPD in the Spanish paediatric population (children younger than 5 years)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Drug: Pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine Prevnar

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 408 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effectiveness of Prevnar in the Prevention on IPD in the Paediatric Population in Spain
Study Start Date : May 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2005

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Children from 0-5 years of age evaluated for IPD
Drug: Pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine Prevnar
Other Name: PREVNAR

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
Samples without DNA

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All public and private hospitals with a pediatric department belonging to one of the two autonomous communities.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All children from 0 up to 5 years attending to the hospital's emergency department will be evaluated for IPD.
  • Diagnosis of IPD will be based on positive pneumococcal isolation in any sterile location, such us blood or spinal fluid.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00227188

Pfizer Investigational Site
Bilbao, Spain, 48903
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00227188     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0887-101317
First Posted: September 27, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 29, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs