Survey for Usage Rates of Pertussis Vaccines in the State of Wisconsin

2014-07-10 14:08:16 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to determine during the course of 5 years, the patterns of pertussis vaccine usage by brand and dose among children birth through 59 months of age who have received no more than four doses of pertussis vaccine, residing in the state of Wisconsin.

The state of Wisconsin conducts comprehensive surveillance for pertussis disease. Data from this brand exposure survey will be used to determine brand-specific rates of pertussis disease among Wisconsin residents birth through 59 months of age.


This study supports the fulfillment of a post-licensure commitment to monitor vaccine-specific rates of pertussis breakthrough disease among children given Pentacel vaccine or other pertussis vaccines.

Ongoing telephone sample surveys will (with parental consent) collect brand-specific pertussis vaccine/dosing information from health care providers of children living in the catchment area.

These brand exposure data will be used, along with pertussis surveillance data, to satisfy an FDA commitment to calculate brand-specific rates of pertussis disease during the study period among persons birth through 59 months of age residing in Wisconsin.

No vaccines will be provided or administered for this study.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort




United States


Active, not recruiting



Results (where available)

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