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Study of Evaluation Indexes for Antibody Production in Sera After Immunization

2014-08-27 03:19:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is to evaluate analytical methods such as ELISA and OPKA that measure the activity of vaccine-induced pneumococcal antibodies. After validation of ELISA and OPKA, pneumococcal antibodies were measured by ELISA and OPKA in paired samples before and after immunization (pneumococcal PS vaccine) in children, adults and elderly.

Description

To evaluate the immune response to the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in the elderly, samples from children, young adults and elderly were obtained before and one month after vaccination. The quantitative and qualitative response to the vaccine were measured by the ELISA and opsonophagocytic killing assay for eight vaccine type serotypes (4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, 23F) and one vaccine-related serotype (6A).

Study Design

Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Aged

Intervention

pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine

Location

Ewha Womans University Dongdaemun Hospital
Seoul
Korea, Republic of
110-125

Status

Completed

Source

Ewha Womans University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:50-0400

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