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Safety and Reactogenicity of GSK Biologicals' Inactivated Poliomyelitis Vaccine (IPV) (Poliorix™) in Infants

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 9, 2009
Last updated: March 4, 2010
Last verified: March 2010

The study will evaluate the safety and reactogenicity of PoliorixTM given as primary vaccination course to Chinese children at 2, 3 and 4 months of age.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: Poliorix™
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Safety and Reactogenicity of GSK Biologicals' Inactivated Poliomyelitis Vaccine (IPV) (Poliorix™) in Infants

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of solicited local and general symptoms. [ Time Frame: During the 4-day follow-up period after each dose of study vaccine. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Occurrence of unsolicited symptoms. [ Time Frame: During the 31-days follow-up period after each dose of the study vaccine. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Occurrence of serious adverse events (SAEs). [ Time Frame: From Dose 1 up to one month following last vaccine dose. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: IPV Group Biological: Poliorix™
Three dose, intramuscular administration


Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Days to 90 Days
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A male or female infant between, and including, 60 and 90 days of age at the time of the first vaccination.
  • Born after a gestation period of 36 to 42 weeks inclusive.
  • Subjects who the investigator believes that their parents/ guardians can and will comply with the requirements of the protocol should be enrolled in the study.
  • Written informed consent obtained from the parent or guardian of the subject.
  • Healthy subjects as established by medical history and clinical examination before entering into the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of any investigational or non-registered product other than the study vaccine(s) within 30 days preceding the first dose of study vaccine, or planned use during the study period.
  • Chronic administration of immunosuppressants or other immune-modifying drugs since birth.
  • Administration of immunoglobulins and/or any blood products since birth or planned administration during the study period.
  • Administration of a vaccine not foreseen by the study protocol within 30 days prior to vaccination, or planned administration during the study period, with exception of DTP, Hib and/or hepatitis B vaccine(s).
  • Concurrently participating in another clinical study, at any time during the study period, in which the subject has been or will be exposed to an investigational or a non-investigational product.
  • Evidence of previous or intercurrent poliomyelitis disease or vaccination.
  • History of seizures or progressive neurological disease.
  • Any confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition, based on medical history and physical examination.
  • History of allergic disease or reactions likely to be exacerbated by any component of the vaccine(s).
  • Major congenital defects or serious chronic illness. The following condition is temporary or self-limiting and a subject may be vaccinated once the condition has resolved and no other exclusion criteria are met:
  • Current febrile illness or axillary temperature > 37.0 ºC or other moderate to severe illness within 24 hours of study vaccine administration.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00937404

China, Guangxi
GSK Investigational Site
Wuzhou, Guangxi, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00937404     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112581
Study First Received: July 9, 2009
Last Updated: March 4, 2010
Health Authority: China: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Central Nervous System Diseases
Central Nervous System Infections
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Spinal Cord Diseases
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