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Study of the Safety, Tolerability and Immune Response of TBE Vaccines Administered to Healthy Children

This study has been completed.
Novartis Vaccines
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First received: April 3, 2006
Last updated: March 14, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety, immunogenicity and tolerability of TBE vaccines administered to children.

Condition Intervention Phase
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne Biological: Tick-Borne Encephalitis vaccine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase IV, Randomized, Controlled, Single-Blind, Multi-Center Study in Children to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of Two TBE Vaccines Administered According to Two Different Schedules.

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Immunogenicity of two pediatric TBE vaccines as measured by neutralization test and ELISA on days 28, 42, 300, and 321.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Tolerability of two paediatric TBE vaccines with respect to local and systemic reactions including fever

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: March 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male and female children, 1 to 10 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with documented evidence of TBE
  • Subjects, who have been previously vaccinated against TBE
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00311441

Weilheim, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Vaccines
Study Director: Drug Information Services Novartis Vaccines & Diagnostics
  More Information Identifier: NCT00311441     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M48P3
Study First Received: April 3, 2006
Last Updated: March 14, 2008

Keywords provided by Novartis:
TBE, children, vaccine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Encephalitis, Arbovirus
Arbovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Tick-Borne Diseases
Encephalitis, Viral
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Flavivirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Infectious Encephalitis
Central Nervous System Infections
Immunologic Factors
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