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Safety and Efficacy Study of a New Antiviral Drug to Prevent Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in Bone Marrow Transplanted Patients

2014-08-27 03:16:07 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to find out whether AIC246 is safe and efficacious in lowering the chances of the cytomegalovirus becoming active again and causing illness after an HBPC transplant (allogeneic stem cell transplant).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Cytomegalovirus

Intervention

AIC246, AIC246, AIC246, Placebo

Location

UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles
California
United States

Status

Recruiting

Source

AiCuris GmbH & Co.KG

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:07-0400

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