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A Phase I/II Study of Hyperimmune IVIG in Slowing Progression of Disease in HIV-Infected Children

2014-08-27 03:59:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate the safety, tolerance, pharmacokinetics, and antiviral activity of human anti-HIV immune serum globulin ( HIVIG ) at three dosage levels in HIV-infected children.

Passive antibody therapy has been used with limited success in treating advanced HIV disease in adults. HIVIG is manufactured from HIV antibody-rich plasma taken from asymptomatic donors. It is hypothesized that HIVIG will decrease the viral burden of moderately advanced HIV-positive children.

Description

Passive antibody therapy has been used with limited success in treating advanced HIV disease in adults. HIVIG is manufactured from HIV antibody-rich plasma taken from asymptomatic donors. It is hypothesized that HIVIG will decrease the viral burden of moderately advanced HIV-positive children.

Children are randomized to receive HIVIG every 4 weeks for 6 months at one of three dose levels, then are followed for 3 months after the final infusion.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

HIV Infections

Intervention

Anti-HIV Immune Serum Globulin (Human)

Location

Univ of Alabama at Birmingham Schl of Med / Pediatrics
Birmingham
Alabama
United States
35294

Status

Completed

Source

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:59:55-0400

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