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Study of Tolerance to Oral Peanut (STOP)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01259804
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 14, 2010
Last Update Posted : January 14, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Open pilot study of peanut oral immunotherapy in 22 children with peanut allergy

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Peanut Allergy Dietary Supplement: Peanut oral immunotherapy Phase 1

Detailed Description:

Background Peanut allergy is severe and rarely resolves.

Objective To test the efficacy and safety of a new oral immunotherapy protocol for peanut allergy.

Method 22 peanut-allergic children will undergo oral challenge. Oral immunotherapy will be administered by gradual updosing with 2-weekly increments (8-38w) to 800mg protein (5 peanuts/day) followed by 30-weeks maintenance. Oral challenge will be repeated after 6 and 30 weeks maintenance.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of High-dose Peanut Oral Immunotherapy With Factors Predicting Outcome
Study Start Date : January 2008
Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Study Completion Date : January 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Allergy
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Peanut immunotherapy
Peanut flour
Dietary Supplement: Peanut oral immunotherapy
Daily doses of peanut flour
Other Name: Daily doses peanut flour

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pass/fail peanut challenge [ Time Frame: six months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Peanut allergy defined by oral challenge

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Major immunodeficiency
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01259804

United Kingdom
Cambridge Biomedical Campus
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, CB23 7DS
Sponsors and Collaborators
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Principal Investigator: Andrew T Clark, MB BD MD Cambridge Biomedical Campus
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Andrew Clark, Consultant, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01259804     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: STOP-I
First Posted: December 14, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 14, 2015
Last Verified: January 2015

Keywords provided by Dr. Andrew Clark, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:
food allergy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Peanut Hypersensitivity
Food Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases