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A Study of an Investigational Zoster Vaccine, in Subjects With a History of Herpes Zoster

2014-08-27 03:44:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the investigational zoster vaccine, is generally well tolerated when administered to subjects with a history of herpes zoster.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Prevention of Herpes Zoster

Intervention

Comparator: zoster vaccine live (Oka/Merck), Comparator: Placebo

Status

Completed

Source

Merck

Results (where available)

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