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Multicenter Prospective Evaluation of the Incidence and Serotyes of Invasive Pneumoccocal Disease (IPD) Among Children Below 5 Years (Pneumococci)

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: NCT00843895
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2009 by King Saud University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 13, 2009
Information provided by:
King Saud University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to identify the S. pneumoniae serotypes strains and to determine antibiotic susceptibility.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pneumococcal Disease Biological: pneumococcal conjugate vaccine(prevenar) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Serotyping of Pneumococci
Study Start Date : March 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Intervention Details:
  • Biological: pneumococcal conjugate vaccine(prevenar)
    to see the vaccine impact on pneumococcal diseases

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence and serotypes of invasive pneumococcal dis. [ Time Frame: 6-8 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Antibiotic susceptibility [ Time Frame: 6-8 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age less than 5 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none

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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): NCT00843895

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Contact: Atef M. Shibl, PH D 00966505 30 2775

Sponsors and Collaborators
King Saud University
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Responsible Party: King saud university, wyeth Identifier: NCT00843895    
Other Study ID Numbers: kingsadu
First Posted: February 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 13, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009
Keywords provided by King Saud University:
Laboratory based study
antibiotic susceptibilty
invasive strains
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Heptavalent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs