Research Study

A randomized controlled trial to compare protection in adolescents between different meningococcal immunization schedules used in Canada: a Canadian Immunization Research Network (CIRN) study
Principal Investigator 
Manish Sadarangani

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Aug 20, 2018 to Jul 1, 2019
Name/Title 
Sarah McCann, Clinical Research Coordinator
Phone 
604-875-2187
Purpose of Study 

The purpose of this study is to determine whether there is a difference between the 3 available MenACWY vaccines in Canada (used against meningococcal infections), and if any one is better than the others.

Location: The Vaccine Evaluation Centre, located at the BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver.

Eligibility 

To participate in the study, you must be a healthy adolescent entering the Grade 9 school year who has received their prior Meningococcal C vaccines as part of the BC Provincial schedule.

Disclaimer 

Study Coordinators and Research Nurses cannot give medical advice over the phone. Telephone numbers and email addresses are provided for obtaining additional information on specific research studies only. If you have specific questions which require clinical expertise, please call your primary care physician.