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The primary objective is to assess the safety of two doses of C-Tb (0.01 and 0.1 µg/0.1 mL) when administered intradermally by the Mantoux technique to patients in the acute phase of treatment against active TB. The secondary objectives are to assess the immune response of two doses (0.01 and 0.1 µg/0.1 mL) of C-Tb from the size of induration and to assess the safety of unpreserved C-Tb and C-Tb preserved with 0.5% phenol (local reactions).
This clinical trial is a single centre phase Ib open dose adjustment study with respect to the dose of C-Tb combined with a double blind randomised, split-body comparison of unpreserved C-Tb and C-Tb preserved with 0.5% phenol (each patient receives the unpreserved version in one arm and the preserved version in the other arm).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
rdESAT-6 + rCFP-10 (C-Tb)
St George's University of London
London SW17 0RE
Statens Serum Institut
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:12-0400
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