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Therapeutic Areas: Immunology | Pediatrics/Neonatology | Vaccines
Disease Category: Vaccines
Location: United States, MO

Clinical Trial Details

Overview

Research Study Summary

Washington University seeks participants age 50 or older for a vaccine study!

Purpose

The purpose of the study is to examine the effectiveness and tolerability of a vaccine for C-diff infection in participants age 50 or older. This study is expected to last between 18 and 42 months and will require 5 office visits within the first 7 months. Participation includes 3 injections of the study vaccine within 6 months. You will be given an electronic diary and asked to record symptoms you might be having. If you have diarrhea 3 more times within 24 hours, you will be asked to collect a sample of the diarrhea. We will provide a kit for this and arrange for a courier to collect the sample. Risks and benefits will be discussed with volunteers as part of the informed consent process $50.00 per visit is provided for time and effort (IRB # 201703117).

To Learn more

CW ID: 226023
Date Last Changed: August 17, 2017

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Gender
Both Male and Female
Age
50 and up
Overall Status
Recruiting
Facility Type
N/A

Eligibility

  • Participants must be at least 50 years old
  • Participants must be at risk for developing C-diff (Clostridium difficile) infection (recent hospitalizations, ER visits, or residence in a nursing home OR have received oral or injected antibiotics at any time in the previous 12 weeks)
  • More Info

    Study Contact Information:
    Nikki Bauer:
    nikkibauer@ wustl.edu
    314-362-7406

    Contact

    Nikki Bauer
    Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    Saint Louis, MO 63110
    Phone: 314-362-7406

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