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Rotavirus Vaccine Produced by Butantan Institute

2014-08-27 03:19:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to describe the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of the pentavelent roatavirus vaccine produced by Butantan Institute.

Description

The Bazilian National Immunization Program (PNI) has introduced a oral monovalent vaccine against rotavirus for infants in its immunization schedule since 2006. Its introduction increased the Brazilian Ministry of Health budget because the vaccination in Brazil is free of charge. An agreement between Path Foundation and Butantan Institute has made possible the transfer of technology to Butantan Institute to produce, at a reduced cost, a pentavelent rotavirus vaccine including the the rotavirus serotypes more frequent in Brazil.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Rotavirus

Intervention

rotavirus vaccine, placebo

Location

Instituto da Criança do Hospital das Clinicas da Faculade de Medicina da USP
Sao Paulo
Brazil
05403-000

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Butantan Institute

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:11-0400

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