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Phase I/II Study of Human Anti-Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Monoclonal Antibody MSL-109 in Newborns With Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection Without Central Nervous System Disease

This study has been completed.
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Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) Identifier:
First received: February 24, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: March 1999

OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the safety, tolerance, and potential efficacy of 3 doses of human anti-cytomegalovirus (CMV) monoclonal antibody SDZ MSL-109 (MOAB MSL-109) in the treatment of newborns with congenital CMV infection and no central nervous system disease.

II. Determine the relationship between plasma concentrations of MOAB MSL-109 and therapeutic outcome.

III. Determine whether MOAB MSL-109 influences the antibody response and clearance of virus from the urine.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Drug: SDZ MSL-109
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase I/II Study of Human Anti-Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Monoclonal Antibody MSL-109 in Newborns With Symptomatic Congenital CMV Infection Without Central Nervous System Disease

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Further study details as provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):

Study Start Date: February 1995
Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients are treated with human anti-cytomegalovirus monoclonal antibody MSL-109, administered intravenously every other week for a total of 3 doses.

Groups of 6 patients are treated at each of 3 MSL-109 doses; there is no intrapatient escalation.

No concurrent therapy with antibiotics for systemic infection, parenteral antifungal agents, biological response modifiers, or other antiviral agents is allowed.

Patients are followed every 2 weeks for 6 weeks, every 4 weeks for 12 weeks, then annually for 5 years.


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 29 Days
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


--Disease Characteristics-- Symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection confirmed by urine culture No CMV acquired natally or postnatally Normal eye exam and skull x-ray, computerized tomography, or magnetic resonance imaging No evidence of central nervous system CMV, e.g.: Microcephaly, hydrocephaly, or hydranencephaly Intracranial calcification Chorioretinitis Normal cerebrospinal fluid Preterm: WBC no greater than 30 Protein less than 120 mg/dL Term: WBC no greater than 25 Protein less than 80 mg/dL --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- At least 2 weeks since investigational drugs No prior or concurrent antiviral agents --Patient Characteristics-- Life expectancy: No imminent demise Renal: Creatinine no greater than 1.5 mg/dL Other: Birth weight at least 1200 g No congenital toxoplasmosis, congenital rubella, or syphilis No active systemic infection, i.e.: Bacterial Non-CMV viral, including HIV Protozoal Fungal No severe concurrent clinical condition, e.g.: Non-CMV congenital disease Genetic abnormality Moderate to severe hyaline membrane disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00004642

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Richard J. Whitley
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00004642     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11673, NIAID-3748
Study First Received: February 24, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
congenital cytomegalovirus infection
cytomegalovirus infection
herpesvirus infection
immunologic disorders and infectious disorders
neonatal disorders
rare disease
viral infection

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Diseases
Communicable Diseases
Cytomegalovirus Infections
Nervous System Diseases
DNA Virus Infections
Herpesviridae Infections
Virus Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Pharmacologic Actions
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