Assess the Immune Response Following Primary Vaccination With GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vs Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ Given at 6,10 & 14 Wks of Age to Infants Who Received Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: February 23, 2006
Last updated: September 29, 2011
Last verified: September 2011

This study will only include infants born to mothers who are tested as seronegative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) & hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). The purpose of this study is to demonstrate in infants who received a birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine that Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vaccine is at least as good as Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ with respect to immunogenicity of the hepatitis B antigen.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hib Disease
Hepatitis B
Neisseria Meningitidis Serogroup Diseases
Biological: DTPw-HBV/Hib-MenAC conjugate vaccine
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Demonstrate Non-inferiority of GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vs Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ With Respect to Anti-HBs Immune Response, When Given to Healthy Infants at 6,10 & 14 Wks Age, After a Birth Dose of Hepatitis B Vaccine

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • One month after the third dose of the primary vaccination, measurement of anti-HBs antibody concentrations.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • "Immunogenicity: One month after the third dose of the primary vaccination, antibody concentrations or titres against all other vaccine antigens.
  • Reactogenicity and safety: after each dose: solicited (day 0-3, local & general) & unsolicited (day 0-30) symptoms. Over the full course of the study: serious adverse events (SAEs)"

Estimated Enrollment: 192
Study Start Date: October 2004
Intervention Details:
    Biological: DTPw-HBV/Hib-MenAC conjugate vaccine
    Other Name: DTPw-HBV/Hib-MenAC conjugate vaccine
Detailed Description:

Randomized study with two groups to receive one of the following vaccination regimens:

  • GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC
  • GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 10 Days
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion criteria:

  • Healthy infants aged 7 days +/- 3 days old born to mothers who are tested as seronegative for HIV & HBsAg, written informed consent obtained from the parents, born after a gestation period of 36 to 42 weeks.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Known exposure to diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b and/or meningococcal disease since birth.
  • Any confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition, based on physical examination.
  • A family history of congenital or hereditary immunodeficiency.
  • Major congenital defects or serious illness.
  • Any neurologic disorders or seizures.
  • Acute disease at the time of enrolment.
  • Administration of immunoglobulins and/or any blood products since birth or planned administration during the study period.
  • A birth dose of hepatitis B vaccine given outside the frame of this study.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00317122

South Africa
GSK Investigational Site
Brits, South Africa
GSK Investigational Site
Centurion, South Africa
GSK Investigational Site
Ga-Rankuwa, South Africa, 0208
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cheri Hudson; Clinical Disclosure Advisor, GSK Clinical Disclosure Identifier: NCT00317122     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 759346/007
Study First Received: February 23, 2006
Last Updated: September 29, 2011
Health Authority: South Africa: Medicines Control Council

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Whooping Cough
Corynebacterium Infections
Actinomycetales Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Bordetella Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases
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