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Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Immunity in College Students

2014-08-27 03:19:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study will lay the foundation for determining the underlying reasons for lack of immunity to mumps that led to the 2006 mumps outbreak on college campuses in the Mid West, and it will assess the potential for similar outbreaks of measles and rubella. A total of 70 to 80 college students (age 18 to 22) on the Emory campus (or nearby college campuses) will be assessed for antibodies to measles, mumps or rubella by drawing a one-time blood sample at the Student Health Services Center. Their medical records will be verified for documentation of age appropriate immunization with MMR vaccine prior to enrollment in the study. If a study volunteer is found to not have mumps immunity, they will be offered an MMR-II vaccine. For this group, additional blood specimens will be obtained.

Description

No additional description needed.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Measles

Intervention

MMR vaccine

Location

The Hope Clinic of the Emory Vaccine Center
Decatur
Georgia
United States
30030

Status

Recruiting

Source

Emory University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:52-0400

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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)

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