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Retrospective Chart Review of Subcutaneous IgG Use in Infants

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: NCT01166074
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 20, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 11, 2011
Information provided by:
CSL Behring

Brief Summary:
This study is a retrospective chart review of the use of subcutaneous IgG (SCIG) in infants less than two years old.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Primary Immune Deficiency Biological: Subcutaneous IgG (SCIG)

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 27 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Retrospective Chart Review Study: Subcutaneous IgG in Children Under 2 Years of Age
Study Start Date : May 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2010

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
SCIG Biological: Subcutaneous IgG (SCIG)
Administered according to normal clinical practice
Other Names:
  • Vivaglobin
  • SCIG

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. SCIG use [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    To describe the use of SCIG in infants below the age of two years in major academic medical centers and immunologists' practices in the US

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of infants who received more than one dose of SCIG, then continued receiving IgG by a route other than SC [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 2 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children under 2 years of age

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants who received more than one dose of IgG by the subcutaneous route before the age of two years.
  • Consent of parent/guardian if required by institution/IRB.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with protein losing conditions such as lymphangiectasis, nephrosis, S/P cardio-thoracic surgery requiring drainage tubes for more than 48 hrs, protein losing enteropathy.
  • Concomitant treatment with plasma, other blood products or IGIV while on SCIG.
  • Lack of consent by parent/guardian (if required by Institution/IRB).
  • Any other condition or treatment which, in the opinion of the local investigator, would interfere with obtaining valid results for that subject.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01166074

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United States, California
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90027
United States, Florida
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33612
United States, Minnesota
Midwest Immunology Clinic
Plymouth, Minnesota, United States, 55446
United States, Ohio
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44106
United States, Tennessee
St. Judes Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38105
Sponsors and Collaborators
CSL Behring
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Principal Investigator: Melvin Berger, MD, PhD CSL Behring
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Responsible Party: Global Head Clinical Research & Development, CSL Behring Identifier: NCT01166074    
Other Study ID Numbers: Ig_6001_R_D
First Posted: July 20, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 11, 2011
Last Verified: February 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn