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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity and the safety of a second vaccination with candidate vaccine compared to Fluarix™ administered intramuscularly in elderly aged 60 years and above
The Protocol Posting has been updated in order to comply with the FDA Amendment Act, Sep 2007.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
FluarixTM, Influenza Vaccine GSK1247446A
GSK Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:23:43-0400
The protocol is designed to demonstrate the safety of influenza vaccine GSK1247446A after revaccination.
In order to find the formulation leading to a maximal increase of the immune response while maintaining an acceptable safety profile, this study is designed to evaluate the immunogenicity,...
The purpose of this phase IIb study is to demonstrate the consistency of three lots of an adjuvanted influenza vaccine candidate and to evaluate the safety of this vaccine compared to Flua...
A pre-requisite to the yearly licensing process of the Influenza vaccine (FluarixTM/ Influsplit SSW®) is to demonstrate in clinical studies, the immunogenicity and reactogenicity of the v...
The World Health Organisation has warned that an influenza pandemic is inevitable. The avian influenza H5N1 virus strain is the leading candidate to cause the next influenza pandemic. This...
The benefit of influenza vaccines is difficult to estimate due to the complexity of accurately assessing the burden of influenza. To improve the efficacy of influenza vaccines, vaccine manufacturers h...
The development of a broadly protective or universal influenza virus vaccine is currently a public health priority worldwide. The vast majority of these efforts is exclusively focused on influenza A v...
Vaccination against influenza is the most effective approach for reducing influenza morbidity and mortality. However, influenza vaccines are unique among all licensed vaccines as they are updated and ...
Older individuals are at high risk for morbidity and mortality due to influenza, and the most effective way to prevent influenza is yearly vaccination. In China, the influenza vaccine is not covered b...
The 2017/18 winter influenza season in Hong Kong SAR started in early January 2018, predominated by influenza B/Yamagata. We collaborated with private medical practitioners of our sentinel surveillanc...
Species of the genus INFLUENZAVIRUS B that cause HUMAN INFLUENZA and other diseases primarily in humans. Antigenic variation is less extensive than in type A viruses (INFLUENZA A VIRUS) and consequently there is no basis for distinct subtypes or variants. Epidemics are less likely than with INFLUENZA A VIRUS and there have been no pandemics. Previously only found in humans, Influenza B virus has been isolated from seals which may constitute the animal reservoir from which humans are exposed.
Membrane glycoproteins from influenza viruses which are involved in hemagglutination, virus attachment, and envelope fusion. Fourteen distinct subtypes of HA glycoproteins and nine of NA glycoproteins have been identified from INFLUENZA A VIRUS; no subtypes have been identified for Influenza B or Influenza C viruses.
Infection of domestic and wild fowl and other BIRDS with INFLUENZA A VIRUS. Avian influenza usually does not sicken birds, but can be highly pathogenic and fatal in domestic POULTRY.
Vaccines used to prevent infection by viruses in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE. It includes both killed or attenuated vaccines. The composition of the vaccines is changed each year in response to antigenic shifts and changes in prevalence of influenza virus strains. The vaccine is usually bivalent or trivalent, containing one or two INFLUENZAVIRUS A strains and one INFLUENZAVIRUS B strain.
A genus of the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE comprising viruses similar to types A and B but less common, more stable, more homogeneous, and lacking the neuraminidase protein. They have not been associated with epidemics but may cause mild influenza. Influenza C virus is the type species.
A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one ...