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This study is being done to assess the possibility of the potential integration of malaria vaccine into the EPI regimen. It will evaluate whether the malaria vaccine is safe and immunogenic in infants aged 6 to 10 weeks at first dose, when co-administered with other EPI vaccine antigens. The Protocol Posting has been updated in order to comply with the FDA Amendment Act, Sep 2007.
Two vaccination schedules will be studied, which constitutes the two alternative three dose regimens for the malaria candidate vaccine 257049 integration into EPI. The co-administered EPI vaccines include GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™, a measles vaccine (depending on the supply availability), Aventis Pasteur's Yellow Fever vaccine Stamaril™ and GSK Biologicals' Oral Polio vaccine Polio Sabin™. Tuberculosis vaccine (Bacillus of Calmette and Guerin, BCG) will be administered according to national medical practice and will not be administered as part of this protocol, but will be documented.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Stamaril™, Tritanrix HepB™/Hiberix™, Measles vaccine, Polio Sabin™, GSK Malaria vaccine 257049
GSK Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:06-0400
In order to reduce the amount of thiomersal in its vaccines, GSK Biologicals has developed a DTPw-HBV vaccine with low thiomersal content (Tritanrix™- HepB low thio). This vaccine is to ...
Assess the Immune Response Following Primary Vaccination With GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vs Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ Given at 6,10 & 14 Wks of Age to Infants Who Received Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth
This study will only include infants born to mothers who are tested as seronegative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) & hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). The purpose of this study ...
To compare three formulations of Hib-MenAC vaccines mixed with Tritanrix™-HepB vaccine with that of Tritanrix™-HepB vaccine concomitantly administered with GSK Biologicals’ Hiberix™ ...
This study will be conducted in two stages. In the diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP) booster phase, subjects will receive a booster dose of Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC or Tritanrix™-H...
The purpose of the study is to demonstrate consistent results in 3 production lots of Hib-MenAC vaccine when extemporaneously mixed with Tritanrix™-HepB and administered as a single inje...
Global polio eradication efforts rely in part on molecular methods of detecting polioviruses, both wild and vaccine strains, from human and environmental samples. Previous assays used for detection of...
Quantifying interference of maternal antibodies with immune responses to varying dose schedules of inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) is important for the polio endgame as IPV replaces oral polio vaccine...
Currently, the primary mechanism for poliovirus detection is acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) surveillance, with environmental sampling serving as a complement. However, as AFP cases drop, environmental ...
Intestinal Immunity to Poliovirus Following Sequential Trivalent Inactivated Polio Vaccine/Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccine and Trivalent Inactivated Polio Vaccine-only Immunization Schedules: Analysis of an Open-label, Randomized, Controlled Trial in Chilean Infants.
Identifying polio vaccine regimens that can elicit robust intestinal mucosal immunity and interrupt viral transmission is a key priority of the polio endgame.
Understanding the spatial dynamics of oral polio vaccine (OPV) transmission will improve resource targeting. Mexico provides a natural laboratory, as it uses inactivated polio vaccine routinely as wel...
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A combined vaccine used to prevent MEASLES; MUMPS; and RUBELLA.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had mumps or been immunized with live mumps vaccine. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of duck embryo or human diploid cell tissue culture origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of nonpregnant adolescent and adult females of childbearing age who are unimmunized and do not have serum antibodies to rubella. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If malaria is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. What causes malaria? Malaria is caused by a type of parasite known as Plasmodium. There are many different types of Plasmod...
A vaccine is any preparation intended to produce immunity to a disease by stimulating the production of antibodies. It creates immunity but does not cause the disease. There are several differnt types of vaccine avalable; Killed microorganisms; which s...