Last updated on December 2018

Anti-pneumococcal Vaccine Strategy in Patients Treated With Immunosuppressants or Biotherapies for CIBD


Brief description of study

This is a multicenter, prospective, randomized, open study comparing two anti-pneumococcal vaccination strategies in patients with Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (CIBD) treated by immunosuppressants and/or biotherapies. At present such patients are poorly protected by anti-pneumococcal vaccination. In addition, vaccination efficacy in this type of patient is much weaker than in the general population. There are two types of anti-pneumococcal vaccines: firstly a polysaccharide, Pneumo23 (PSV-23) vaccine and secondly a conjugate, Prevenar13 vaccine. New recommendations have just been issued by the HSCP advising immunocompromised patients to follow a vaccination plan combining one dose of Prevenar13 followed by one dose of PSV-23 after an interval of two months. In the case of young children infected with HIV, the recommendation is to multiply doses of Prevenar13 before the PSV-23 injection to improve vaccine efficacy in these immunocompromised patients.

Our study aims to identify an optimal vaccination strategy for immunocompromised CIBD patients by combining use of a conjugate vaccine, Prevenar13 and a polysaccharide vaccine, PSV-23. We will compare the use of one or two doses (M0 +/- M2) of Prevenar13 combined with a later PSV-23 injection (M4) on vaccination immunogenicity measured by antibody titer against at least nine of the thirteen pneumococcal serotypes contained in Prevenar13. We also want to evaluate the immunological impact of these different strategies in their capacity to stimulate a memory B anti-pneumococcal response more effectively. With this aim, we are studying all immunological functional aspects of the antibodies and B lymphocytes induced by the two vaccine strategies.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02255227

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