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


Body Locations and Systems 
Study Start/End 
Aug 20, 2018 to May 16, 2020
Florencia Olivo, Clinical Research Coordinator
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.


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.


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.