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In order to reduce the amount of thiomersal in its vaccines, GSK Biologicals has developed a DTPw-HBV vaccine with low thiomersal content (Tritanrix™- HepB low thio). This vaccine is to be used in combination with a Hib low dose vaccine containing 2.5µg of PRP antigen (Hib 2.5). The purpose of this study is to generate clinical data with Tritanrix™-HepB low thio vaccine when extemporaneously mixed with Hib 2.5 vaccine. The control group will receive Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™.
Subjects received primary vaccination in study 208108/091 (double blind). Of these subjects 50% were randomised to participate in the PRP challenge study (208108/092) (open), and all subjects will be invited to participate in a booster study DTPWHBV=HIB2.5-093 (101477).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Hiberix™, Unconjugated Hib vaccine (plain PRP), Tritanrix™-HepB low thio /, Hib 2.5, Tritanrix™-HepB
GSK Investigational Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:10-0400
Assess the Immune Response Following Primary Vaccination With GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vs Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ Given at 6,10 & 14 Wks of Age to Infants Who Received Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth
This study will only include infants born to mothers who are tested as seronegative for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) & hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg). The purpose of this study ...
This study will be conducted in two stages. In the diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (DTP) booster phase, subjects will receive a booster dose of Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC or Tritanrix™-H...
To compare three formulations of Hib-MenAC vaccines mixed with Tritanrix™-HepB vaccine with that of Tritanrix™-HepB vaccine concomitantly administered with GSK Biologicals’ Hiberix™ ...
The purpose of the study is to demonstrate consistent results in 3 production lots of Hib-MenAC vaccine when extemporaneously mixed with Tritanrix™-HepB and administered as a single inje...
Assess if Immune Response of GSK Biologicals' Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC Given Without or With Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth is at Least as Good as Tritanrix™-HepB/Hiberix™ Without Hepatitis B Vaccine at Birth, When Given to Healthy Infants
"The purpose of this study is to compare the immune response, safety and reactogenicity of Tritanrix™-HepB/Hib-MenAC vaccine given either with or without a birth dose of hepatitis B vacc...
Adult vaccination coverage rates in the US are well below national targets, leaving many adults at increased risk. Additionally, typical vaccination coverage calculations do not adequately approximate...
Hepatitis B (HepB) vaccination is the primary means of preventing infections and complications caused by hepatitis B virus (HBV). On February 21, 2018, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices...
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a bloodborne pathogen typically transmitted through sexual contact, injection drug use, or perinatally. A hepatitis B vaccine (HepB) is available; the first dose is recommen...
Phosphorothioate modification of oligonucleotides is one of the most promising chemical modifications in nucleic acid therapeutics. Structurally similar 5'-thio or phosphorothiolate-modified nucleotid...
The use of thio-urethane oligomers has been shown to significantly improve the mechanical properties of resin cements (RCs). The aim of this study was to use thio-urethane-modified RC to potentially r...
A combined vaccine used to prevent infection with diphtheria and tetanus toxoid. This is used in place of DTP vaccine (DIPHTHERIA-TETANUS-PERTUSSIS VACCINE) when PERTUSSIS VACCINE is contraindicated.
A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A bacterial vaccine for the prevention of brucellosis in man and animal. Brucella abortus vaccine is used for the immunization of cattle, sheep, and goats.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had mumps or been immunized with live mumps vaccine. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine.
A live attenuated virus vaccine of chick embryo origin, used for routine immunization of children and for immunization of adolescents and adults who have not had measles or been immunized with live measles vaccine and have no serum antibodies against measles. Children are usually immunized with measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one ...