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This is a Phase II double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of AERAS-402 in HIV-infected, BCG-vaccinated adults with CD4+ lymphocyte counts greater than 350 cells/mm^3.
This study consists of 900 adult subjects (ages 21-45 years of age inclusive) who will receive study vaccine or control at study days 0 and 28.
Further study details as provided by Aeras Global Tuberculosis Vaccine Foundation.
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
AERAS-402, Placebo Control
Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:50-0400
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Tuberculosis of the brain, spinal cord, or meninges (TUBERCULOSIS, MENINGEAL), most often caused by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and rarely by MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS. The infection may be limited to the nervous system or coexist in other organs (e.g., TUBERCULOSIS, PULMONARY). The organism tends to seed the meninges causing a diffuse meningitis and leads to the formation of TUBERCULOMA, which may occur within the brain, spinal cord, or perimeningeal spaces. Tuberculous involvement of the vertebral column (TUBERCULOSIS, SPINAL) may result in nerve root or spinal cord compression. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp717-20)
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