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Effectiveness of an HIV Vaccine in HIV-Negative Adults in North America Who Are at Risk of HIV Infection

2014-08-27 03:59:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to see if an HIV vaccine, AIDSVAX B/B, can protect adults who are at risk from becoming infected with HIV. Patients who become infected despite immunization will be studied to see if receiving the vaccine before becoming infected will help keep HIV levels (viral load) low.

Description

Volunteers receive 7 blinded, intramuscular vaccinations (at Months 0, 1, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30) containing either the AIDSVAX B/B vaccine or a placebo (aluminum adjuvant only). Volunteers are randomized in a 2 to 1 vaccine-to-placebo ratio. HIV-uninfected persons are followed for a total of 16 visits beginning at screening and continuing until Month 36. Patients who become HIV infected during study are followed every 4 months for at least 24 months.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

MN rgp120/HIV-1 and GNE8 rgp120/HIV-1

Location

Univ of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294

Status

Completed

Source

NIH AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:09-0400

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