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- Controlled challenge, Phase I/IIa WRAIR study.
- Healthy, malaria-naive adults aged 18 - 50 years.
- 2 groups, 5 subjects in group A (10µg dose) and 15 subjects in group B (50µg dose).
- Control: none for immunization phase; infectivity controls for challenge and rechallenge phases. Six infectivity controls per day of challenge will be enrolled for the challenge phases, with 3 alternates available for challenge if needed.
- Vaccination schedule of 0, 1 months.
- Challenge of up to 15 subjects in Group B.
- Contingent upon short term efficacy, rechallenge of initially protected subjects 6 months (+/- 2 months) after second dose of vaccine.
- Self-contained study.
- Duration of the study, per subject: approximately 15 months (screening, enrollment, vaccination, challenge and rechallenge).
- Data collection will be by done at the site.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Falciparum Malaria Protein 1 with AS02A adjuvant
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:16-0400
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A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.
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