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Safety and Immunogenicity Study of 3 Vaccinations With TICOVAC in 2 Dosages in Healthy Children Aged Between 6 Months and 3 Years

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Baxter Healthcare Corporation Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: June 12, 2006
Last verified: June 2006

The purpose of this study is to evaluate a) whether the seroconversion rates in children are equivalent after two and/or three partial vaccinations with TICOVAC 0.25 mL and TICOVAC 0.5 mL, and b) whether there is a difference in terms of safety between the two products.

Condition Intervention Phase
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Biological: Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TBE) Vaccine (Inactivated)
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Multicentre Randomized Double-Blind Phase II/III Study on the Safety and Immunogenicity of Three Vaccinations With TICOVAC in Two Dosages in Healthy Children Aged Between Six Months and Three Years

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Further study details as provided by Baxter Healthcare Corporation:

Study Start Date: April 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 1999

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 47 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female children aged between 6 and 47 months
  • No history of any previous TBE vaccination
  • Clinically healthy
  • Informed consent provided by the parents

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of allergic reactions, in particular allergic reactions to one of the components of the vaccine
  • Suffering from a disease that cannot be effectively treated or stabilised
  • Suffering from a disease or undergoing a form of treatment which can be expected to influence immunological functions
  • Suffering from a chronic, degenerative and/or inflammatory disease of the central nervous system
  • HIV-positivity (no special HIV test required for the purpose of the study)
  • Suffering from a febrile disease
  • History of vaccination against yellow fever and/or Japanese encephalitis
  • Participation in another clinical trial
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00161746

Wiener Strasse 50/2
Kapfenberg, Austria, 8605
Erzherzog Johann Strasse 9
Leoben, Austria, 8700
Fronleichnamsweg 10
Liezen, Austria, 8940
Hauptstrasse 61
Linz, Austria, 4040
Brauhausgasse 1
Mürzzuschlag, Austria, 8680
Conrad-von-Hötzendorf Strasse
Voitsberg, Austria, 8570
Grieskirchner Strasse 17
Wels, Austria, 4600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Principal Investigator: Baxter BioScience Investigator Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00161746     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 146A
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: June 12, 2006
Health Authority: Austria: Federal Ministry for Health and Women

Keywords provided by Baxter Healthcare Corporation:
Tick-Borne Encephalitis

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