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Immunogenicity and Safety Study of a Rapid Immunization Schedule With FSME-IMMUN 0.5 mL in Healthy Adults Aged 16 - 65 Years

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00161954
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 13, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 21, 2015
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Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to establish the earliest time point at which vaccines are expected to show seropositive antibody levels after vaccination with FSME-IMMUN 0.5 mL using a rapid immunization schedule (2 vaccinations administered 12 +/- 2 days apart.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Encephalitis, Tick-borne Biological: Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TBE) Vaccine (Inactivated) Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Open Phase IV Clinical Study to Evaluate the Immunogenicity and Safety of a Rapid Immunization Schedule With FSME-IMMUN 0.5 mL in Healthy Adults Aged 16 - 65 Years
Study Start Date : March 2004
Study Completion Date : May 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Encephalitis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Understanding the nature of the study, agreement to its provisions and written informed consent
  • Written informed consent of subject´s parents / legal guardians (if subject is under 18 years of age)
  • Aged >= 16 years (from the 16th birthday) to <= 65 years (to the last day before the 66th birthday)
  • Clinically healthy, (i. e. the physician would have no reservations vaccinating with FSME-IMMUN 0.5 ml outside the scope of a clinical trial)
  • Negative pregnancy test result at the first medical examination (if female and capable of bearing children)
  • Agreeing to employ adequate birth control measures for the duration of the study (if female and capable of bearing children)
  • Agreeing to keep a subject diary.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of any previous TBE vaccination
  • History of TBE infection
  • History of infection with other flaviviruses
  • History of vaccination against yellow fever and/or Japanese B-encephalitis
  • History of allergic reactions, in particular to one of the components of the vaccine
  • Suffering from a disease (e.g. autoimmune disease) or undergoing a form of treatment (e.g. systemic corticosteroids) that can be expected to influence immunological functions
  • Known or suspected problem with drug or alcohol abuse (> 4 liters wine / week or equivalent level of other alcoholic beverages)
  • Donation of blood or plasma within one month of study start
  • Having received a blood transfusion or immunoglobulins within one month of study entry
  • HIV positivity (an HIV test is not required specifically for the purpose of this study
  • Simultaneous participation in another clinical trial including administration of an investigational product
  • Participating in any other clinical study within six weeks prior to study start
  • Participated in another Baxter vaccine study within the last six months (with the exception of follow-up studies)
  • Pregnancy or lactation (if female)
  • Having received any other vaccination within two weeks prior to study entry

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00161954

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SGS Biopharma Research Unit Stuivenberg
Antwerp, Belgium, 2060
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Baxter BioScience Investigator Baxter BioScience
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00161954    
Other Study ID Numbers: 225
First Posted: September 13, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 21, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015
Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Tick-Borne Encephalitis
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Encephalitis, Arbovirus
Arbovirus Infections
Virus Diseases
Tick-Borne Diseases
Encephalitis, Viral
Central Nervous System Viral Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Flavivirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Infectious Encephalitis
Central Nervous System Infections