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A Safety and Immunology Study of a DNA Trivalent Influenza Vaccine

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 12, 2006
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2007
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate how well the vaccine is tolerated at sites where administrations are given and any effects it may have on subjects' wellbeing. The study will also test the ability of vaccine to cause particular immune responses in the body.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Influenza Biological: Trivalent DNA Vaccine (PIA0601) with or without DEI-LT (pPJV2012) Phase 1

Detailed Description:
Influenza is a contagious disease of the upper airways and the lungs. It rapidly spreads around the world in seasonal epidemics, killing hundreds of thousands of people and having high economic consequences due to healthcare costs and lost productivity. Each year governments recommend groups who are at risk of influenza or its complications to receive influenza vaccination. Current vaccine supply is not sufficient to meet the demand if this recommendation were to be taken up by all. This study is part of the clinical development of a particle mediated epidermal delivery (PMED) trivalent DNA vaccine for the prevention of influenza.This study will investigate the safety and tolerability of this vaccine as well as assess the humoral and cellular immunogenicity of the vaccine in healthy subjects.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 189 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase I Study to Assess Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of a Trivalent Influenza Vaccine Administered by Particle Mediated Epidermal Delivery (PMED) to Healthy Subjects
Study Start Date : September 2006
Study Completion Date : January 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Flu Flu Shot

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety, tolerability and local reactogenicity - AEs and laboratory parameters

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Immunogenicity of the vaccine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Ages Eligible for Study:

  • 18 Years - 50 Years
  • Genders Eligible for Study: Both
  • Accepts Healthy Volunteers


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy adult volunteers (women must be of non child-bearing potential)
  • Provided written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No significant concomitant illness
  • No allergy to gold
  • No immunosuppression due to disease or treatment
  • No previous flu vaccination in 2005 or 2006

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00375206

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United States, Kansas
Quintiles Lenexa (QLX)
Lenexa, Kansas, United States, 66219
United States, Missouri
Springfield, Missouri, United States, 65802
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Philip Leese, MD Quintiles, Inc.
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00375206    
Other Study ID Numbers: PM FLS-001
First Posted: September 12, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007
Keywords provided by PowderMed:
PowderMed, DNA vaccine, influenza
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases