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RotaTeq® and Meningococcus C Vaccine in Healthy Infants

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00443846
First Posted: March 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose

Primary objective:

To check if RotaTeq® can be administered concomitantly with meningococcal Group C vaccine without impairing the efficacy of MCC vaccine.

Secondary objectives:

  • Efficacy: Additional immunogenicity assessments.
  • Safety: To describe the safety profile of RotaTeq® and of the MCC vaccine when administered concomitantly with RotaTeq®.

Condition Intervention Phase
Meningitis, Meningococcal Rotavirus Infections Biological: RotaTeq® Biological: NeisVac-C® Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: An Open-label, Randomised, Comparative, Multi-centre Study of the Immunogenicity and Safety of the Concomitant Use of a Live Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine (RotaTeq®) and a Meningococcal Group C Conjugate (MCC) Vaccine in Healthy Infants

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Seroprotection response for the meningococcal Group C serotype [ Time Frame: 28 to 42 days post vaccination ]

Enrollment: 246
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Group 1
Concomitant administration
Biological: RotaTeq® Biological: NeisVac-C®
Active Comparator: Group 2
Staggered administration
Biological: RotaTeq® Biological: NeisVac-C®

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   42 Days to 56 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy infants, aged from 6 weeks through full 7 weeks,
  • Consent form signed by at least one parent or by the legal representative properly informed about the study,
  • Parent(s) / legal representative able to understand the protocol requirements and to fill in the Diary Card.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of congenital abdominal disorders, congenital malformation of the gastrointestinal tract that could predispose to intussusception, or abdominal surgery,
  • Congenital fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency,
  • Known or suspected impairment of immunological function,
  • Known hypersensitivity to any component of RotaTeq® (e.g. sucrose) or of NeisVac-C® (including tetanus toxoid),
  • Prior administration of any rotavirus vaccine,
  • Prior administration of any vaccine within the 28 days prior to randomisation,
  • Fever (rectal temperature ≥38.1°C) and/or acute diarrhoea and/or vomiting at randomisation,
  • History of known prior rotavirus gastroenteritis, chronic diarrhoea, or failure to thrive,
  • Any severe thrombocytopenia or any other coagulation disorder that would contraindicate intramuscular injection,
  • Clinical evidence of active gastrointestinal illness,
  • Receipt of intramuscular, oral, or intravenous corticosteroid treatment within the 14 days prior to randomisation. Note: Infants on inhaled and/or topical steroids may participate in the study,
  • Infants residing in a household with an immunocompromised person,
  • Prior receipt of a blood transfusion or blood products, including immunoglobulins.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00443846


Locations
Finland
Espoo, Finland
Helsinki, Finland
Järvenpää, Finland
Oulu, Finland
Pori, Finland
Tampere, Finland
Turku, Finland
Vantaa, Finland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Anne FIQUET, MD SPMSD
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00443846     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: V260-016
S06-ROT-304 ( Other Identifier: MCMVaccBV (SPMSD) Protocol Number )
First Submitted: March 5, 2007
First Posted: March 6, 2007
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Prevention of Gastroenteritis due to rotavirus infection. And prevention of Invasive disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup C.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Meningitis
Rotavirus Infections
Meningitis, Meningococcal
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Reoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Meningitis, Bacterial
Central Nervous System Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Meningococcal Infections
Neisseriaceae Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Central Nervous System Infections