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Pan African Clinical Trials Registry
South African Medical Research Council, South African Cochrane Centre
PO Box 19070, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa
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Email: pactradmin@mrc.ac.za     Website: www.pactr.org

Trial no.: PACTR2010030001913177 Date registered: 2010/02/05
TRIAL DESCRIPTION
Public title PsA-TT-006
Official scientific title A Phase III, observer-blind, randomized, active controlled study
Brief summary describing the background
and objectives of the trial
Evaluation of the safety of one dose of a Meningococcal A Conjugate Vaccine administered to healthy subjects 1 to 29 years of agae, Bamako, Mali
Type of trial CCT
Acronym (If the trial has an acronym then please provide) PsA-TT-006
Disease(s) or condition(s) being studied
Purpose of the trial Prevention
Anticipated trial start date
Actual trial start date 2010-02-22
Anticipated date of last follow up 2011-01-07
Actual date of last follow up
Anticipated target sample size (number of participants) 6000   
Actual target sample size (number of participants) 6000   
Recruitment status Closed to recruitment: follow up complete
Secondary Ids Issuing authority/Trial register Links to Secondary ID

STUDY DESIGN
Intervention assignment Allocation to intervention If randomised, describe how the allocation sequence was generated Describe how the allocation sequence/code was concealed from the person
allocating the participants to the intervention arms
Masking If masking / blinding was used
Parallel: different groups receive different interventions at same time during study Randomised Simple randomisation using a randomisation table from a statistics book Silver coated randomisation numbers books Masking/blinding used

INTERVENTIONS
Intervention type Intervention name Dose Duration Intervention description Group size Nature of control
Experimental group Study vaccines PsA-TT one dose of 10microgrammes one injection intramuscular injection 4000
Control group Reference Vaccine Mencevax PsACWY one dose of 200 microgrammes one injection intramuscular injection 2000 Historical

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
List inclusion criteria List exclusion criteria Min age Max age Gender
1-Age 1 to 29 years of age (both included) 2-Written informed consent obtained from the subject (for subjects ¿18 years of age) / parents or guardian (for subjects < 18 years of age) 3-Written informed assent obtained from the subject (for subjects ¿ 10 years and < 18 years of age as appropriate within the site participating community) 4-Free of obvious health problems as established by medical history including physical examination and clinical judgment of the investigator 5-Subject / parents or guardian capable and willing to come / bring their child or to receive home visits for them / their child for all follow-up visits 6-Residence in the study area 7-Fully vaccinated according to the local EPI schedule (for subjects 1 to 2 years of age) 1-History of allergic disease or known hypersensitivity to any component of the two study vaccines and/or following administration of vaccines included in the local program of immunization 2-Administration of any other vaccine within 30 days prior to administration of study vaccines or planned vaccination during the first 28 days after the study vaccination 3-Use of any investigational or non-registered drug within 90 days prior to the administration of study vaccines 4-Acute disease at the time of enrollment (acute disease is defined as the presence of a moderate or severe illness with or without fever (axillary temperature ¿ 38°C)) is a temporary exclusion. 5-Any condition or criteria that in the opinion of the investigator might compromise the well being of the subject or the compliance with study procedures or interfere with the outcome of the study 6-Non residence in the study area or intent to move out within 3 months 7-Pregnancy or lactation. A negative pregnancy test will be required before vaccination for all women of childbearing potential, i.e. postmenarcheal and /or married women 8-Previous inclusion of five family members in the study, i.e. subjects belonging to the same family (biological father, mother, child, and brothers and sisters) may be included up to a maximum of five members from the same family 1 Year 29 Years Both

ETHICS APPROVAL
Has the study received appropriate ethics committee approval Date the study will be submitted for approval Date of approval
Name of the ethics committee
Yes 2010/01/05 WHO ERC
Ethics Committee Address
Street address City Postal code Country
20, avenue Appia Geneva 27 1211 Switzerland

OUTCOMES
Type of outcome Outcome Timepoint(s) at which outcome measured
Primary Outcome Evaluation of the safety up to 3 months after a single dose of the PsA-TT vaccine (10microgrammes) 4 days after vaccination 28 days after vaccination 84 days after vaccination
Primary Outcome Evaluation of the safety up to 3 months after a single dose of the PsA-TT vaccine (10microgrammes) 4 days 28 days 84 days

RECRUITMENT CENTRES
Name of recruitment centre Street address City Postal code Country
CVD Mali Ex-Institut Marchoux Bamako Mali

FUNDING SOURCES
Name of source Street address City Postal code Country
PATH MVP 2201 Westlake Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle WA 98121 United States of America
PATH MVP 2201 Westlake Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle WA 98121 United States of America

SPONSORS
Sponsor level Name Street address City Postal code Country Nature of sponsor
Primary Sponsor PATH 2201 Westlake Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle WA 98121 United States of America Foundation
Primary Sponsor PATH 2201 Westlake Avenue, Suite 200 Seattle WA 98121 United States of America Foundation

COLLABORATORS
Name Street address City Postal code Country
Dr Samba Sow CVD Mali Bamako Mali
Dr Samba Sow CVD Mali Bamako Mali

CONTACT PEOPLE
Role Name Email Phone Fax
Public Enquiries Mr Jacques HERVE JHERVE@PATH.ORG 00 33 450 28 08 13 00 33 450 28 04 07
Street address City Postal code Country Position / Affiliation
13 chemin du Levant Ferney-Voltaire 01210 France, Metropolitan Clinical Operations Manager
Role Name Email Phone Fax
Principal Investigator Dr Samba SOW ssow@medicine.umaryland.edu 00 233 2023 6031 00 233 2023 6031
Street address City Postal code Country Position / Affiliation
CVD Mali Bamako Mali Principal Investigator
Role Name Email Phone Fax
Scientific Enquiries Dr Marie-Pierre PREZIOSI preziosim@who.int 00 41 22 791 37 44 00 41 22 791 37 44
Street address City Postal code Country Position / Affiliation
20 avenue Appia Geneva 27 1211 Switzerland Medical Officer