The purpose of this study is to assess safety and tolerability of late boost regimens of
AIDSVAX B/E alone, ALVAC-HIV alone, or ALVAC-HIV/AIDSVAX B/E combination in HIV-uninfected
participants from RV 144.
Biological: AIDSVAX B/E
Biological: ALVAC-HIV Placebo
Biological: AIDSVAX B/E Placebo
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT01435135
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Must have participated in RV144, received the active product, and completed all 4 vaccination visits per protocol.
Must be able to understand and complete the informed consent process.
Must successfully complete a Test of Understanding prior to enrollment
The volunteer must answer 80% or 8 out of 10 of the questions correctly including two compulsory questions answered correctly.
If the volunteer is unable to do so, he or she will be given two more opportunities to repeat the TOU.
If after three attempts to pass the TOU the volunteer is still unable to do so, the volunteer will become ineligible for study participation.
Must be in good general health without clinically significant medical history.
HIV-uninfected per predefined algorithm within 45 days of enrollment.
Laboratory screening analysis
Hemoglobin: Women ≥12.0 g/dL. Men ≥12.5 g/dL
White cell count: 4,000 to 11,000 cells/mm3
Platelets: 150,000 to 450,000/mm3
Normal liver function: ALT/AST ≤1.25 institutional upper limit of reference range
Creatinine: ≤1.25 institutional upper limit of reference range
Urinalysis (dipstick) for blood and protein no greater than 1+, glucose negative
Negative human choriogonadotropin (β-HCG) pregnancy test (urine) for women prior to each vaccination (same day).
Be using adequate birth control methods for 45 days prior to the first vaccine/placebo vaccination and will continue to be followed for at least 3 months after the final vaccine/placebo vaccination. Adequate birth control is defined as follows: Contraceptive medications delivered orally, intramuscularly, vaginally, or implanted underneath the skin, surgical methods (hysterectomy or bilateral tubal ligation), condoms, diaphragms, intrauterine device (IUD), abstinence.
Women breast-feeding or pregnant (positive pregnancy test) or planning to become pregnant during the window between study enrollment and 3 months after the last vaccination visit.
History of anaphylaxis or other serious adverse reaction to vaccines including to RV 144 vaccines, or allergies or reactions likely to be exacerbated by any component of the vaccine or placebo, including eggs, egg products, streptomycin, or neomycin.
Subject has received any of the following substances:
Chronic use of therapies which may modify immune response, such as IV immune globulin and systemic corticosteroids (in doses of > 20 mg/day prednisone equivalent for periods exceeding 10 days).
The following exceptions are permitted and will not exclude study participation: use of corticosteroid nasal spray for rhinitis, topical corticosteroids for an acute uncomplicated dermatitis; or a short course (duration of 10 days or less, or a single injection) of corticosteroid for a nonchronic condition (based on investigator clinical judgment) at least 2 weeks prior to enrollment in this study.
Blood products within 120 days prior to HIV screening.
Immunoglobulins within 14 days prior to HIV screening.
Any vaccine within 14 days prior to initial study vaccine administration in the present study.
Receipt of investigational HIV vaccine product other than the RV 144 regimen.
Investigational research agents within 30 days prior to initial study vaccine administration in the present study.
Use of anti-tuberculosis prophylaxis or therapy during the past 90 days.
Any medical, psychiatric, social condition, occupational reason, or other responsibility that, in the judgment of the investigator, is a contraindication to protocol compliance or impairs a subject's ability to give informed consent.
Psychiatric condition that precludes compliance with the protocol; past or present psychoses; past or present bipolar disorder; disorder requiring lithium; or within 5 years prior to enrollment, a history of suicide plan or attempt.
Study site employees who are involved in the protocol and/or may have direct access to study related area.
All locations for NCT01435135
Bang Lamung District Hospital
Chon Buri, Thailand
Phan Thong District Hospital
Chon Buri, Thailand
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01435135. The sponsor of the trial is U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command and it is looking for 162 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Randomized, Double Blind Evaluation of Late Boost Strategies for HIV-uninfected Participants in the HIV Vaccine Efficacy Trial RV 144: "Aventis Pasteur Live Recombinant ALVAC-HIV (vCP1521) Priming With VaxGen gp120 B/E (AIDSVAX B/E) Boosting in HIV-uninfected Thai Adults"
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