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Hepatitis B Vaccine in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease (HBV VIP)

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: NCT01531075
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 10, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ohad Etzion, Soroka University Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The objective is to assess the efficacy of Hepatitis B Virus vaccination in a population of IBD patients treated with immunosuppressive medications.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biological: ENGERIX-B (HBV Vaccine) Biological: Sci-B-Vac Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 91 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Assessment of Hepatitis B Vaccination Efficacy in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Actual Study Start Date : April 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2016

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ENGERIX-B Biological: ENGERIX-B (HBV Vaccine)
ENGERIX-B (Hepatitis B Vaccine) 20 mcg, A series of 3 doses (1 mL each) given on a 0-, 1-, 6-month schedule.
Other Name: ENGERIX-B

Experimental: Sci-B-Vac Biological: Sci-B-Vac
Sci-B-Vac (Hepatitis B Vaccine) 10 μg/ml, A series of 3 doses (1 mL each) given on a 0-, 1-, 6-month schedule.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. protective level of anti HBs antibodies [ Time Frame: 1 month after the last does of vaccine ]

    Antibody titer >10 IU/ml 30 days following last vaccine dose will be considered protective.

    In the work done by Altunoz et al., titer rate below 10 IU was observed in 40% of the patients, while 40% of the patients achieved a rate of above 100 IU. Therefore, we can estimate that the geometric mean of distribution is approx. 50 IU. A sample size of 37 patients in each group achieves a power of 80% to detect a ratio above 1.37 between the two vaccinated groups.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male/female ≥ 18 years of age
  • Evidence of IBD as diagnosed by clinical, laboratory imaging and endoscopic criteria.
  • Treated with at least one immunosuppressive medication at the time of study initiation
  • Provided written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women
  • Diagnosis of chronic viral hepatitis B
  • Any major acute medical event in the 30 days prior to recruitment that necessitated hospitalization ( acute myocardial infarction, CVA, pulmonary emboli, sepsis, major trauma)
  • Any other chronic inflammatory condition not related to IBD ( connective tissue disease, Chronic liver disease, COPD, poorly controlled diabetes mellitus)
  • Active hematologic or oncologic diseases

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01531075

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Soroka UMC
Beer- Sheva, Israel, 84101
Sponsors and Collaborators
Soroka University Medical Center
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Principal Investigator: Ohad Etzion, MD Soroka UMC
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Responsible Party: Ohad Etzion, Senior physician, Department of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, Soroka University Medical Center Identifier: NCT01531075    
Other Study ID Numbers: sor026511ctil
First Posted: February 10, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2020
Last Verified: April 2020
Keywords provided by Ohad Etzion, Soroka University Medical Center:
HBV, Inflammatory bowel disease, immunosuppressor
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hepatitis B
Intestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Gastrointestinal Diseases