Last updated on July 2018

Study of a Candidate Clostridium Difficile Toxoid Vaccine in Subjects at Risk for C. Difficile Infection

Brief description of study

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the candidate Clostridium difficile vaccine to prevent primary symptomatic C. difficile infection (CDI) in subjects a risk for CDI where there is a substantial unmet medical need. Primary objective: - To assess the efficacy of the C. difficile vaccine in preventing the onset of symptomatic primary CDI confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in adult subjects aged ≥ 50 years who are at risk for CDI and have received at least 1 injection. Secondary Objectives: Efficacy: - To assess prevention of symptomatic PCR-confirmed primary CDI cases after 3 injections administered at 0, 7, and 30 days - To assess prevention of symptomatic PCR-confirmed primary CDI cases after completion of at least 2 injections. Immunogenicity: - To describe the immunogenicity to toxin A and toxin B in the subset of subjects at specific time points. Safety: - To describe the safety profile of all subjects who receive at least 1 injection.

Detailed Study Description

The study is designed as an event-driven group sequential protocol with 4 interim analyses at defined information milestones and a final analysis when a specific number of clinical endpoints are reached. Subjects will be randomly assigned to receive either the candidate vaccine or a placebo that will be administered in a 3-dose schedule.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT01887912

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Public Registry Sanofi Pasteur

Investigational Site 465
Fukuoka, Japan

Recruitment Status: Closed

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