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T-cell And General Immune Response to Seasonal Influenza Vaccine (SLVP018) Year 2, 2010
This study will investigate response to influenza vaccines in monozygotic and dizygotic twins of different ages.
Stanford is currently not accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
- Biological: High Dose Fluzone® (intramuscular)
- Biological: Fluzone® (intramuscular)
1. Otherwise healthy, ambulatory children or adults, ages 8-17 years (identical twins),
18-30 years (identical or fraternal twins), 40-59 years (identical or fraternal twins)
or 70-100 years (identical twins).
2. Willing to complete the informed consent process.
3. Availability for follow-up for the planned duration of the study at least 28 days
4. Acceptable medical history and vital signs.
5. All female of childbearing potential, must use an acceptable method of contraception
and not become pregnant for the duration of the study (approximately 1 month or to
completion of Visit 3). (Acceptable contraception includes implants, injectables,
combined oral contraceptives, effective intrauterine devices (IUDs), sexual
abstinence, or a vasectomized partner).
1. Prior off-study vaccination with trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine (TIV) or live
attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) in Fall 2010
2. Allergy to egg or egg products, or to vaccine components, including thimerosal (if TIV
multidose vials used)
3. Life-threatening reactions to previous influenza vaccinations
4. Active systemic or serious concurrent illness, including febrile illness on the day of
5. History of immunodeficiency
6. Known or suspected impairment of immunologic function, including, but not limited to,
clinically significant liver disease, diabetes mellitus treated with insulin, moderate
to severe renal disease or any other chronic disorder which, in the opinion of the
investigator, might jeopardize volunteer safety or compliance with the protocol.
7. Blood pressure >150 systolic or > 95 diastolic at Visit 1
8. Hospitalization in the past year for congestive heart failure or emphysema.
9. Chronic Hepatitis B or C
10. Recent or current use of immunosuppressive medication, including glucocorticoids
(corticosteroid nasal sprays and inhaled steroids are permissible). Use of oral
steroids (<20mg prednisone-equivalent/day) may be acceptable after review by the
11. Malignancy, other than squamous cell or basal cell skin cancer (includes solid tumors
such as breast cancer or prostate cancer with recurrence in the past year, and any
hematologic cancer such as leukemia).
12. Autoimmune disease (including rheumatoid arthritis treated with immunosuppressive
medication such as Plaquenil, methotrexate, prednisone, Enbrel) which, in the opinion
of the investigator, might jeopardize volunteer safety or compliance with the
13. History of blood dyscrasias, renal disease, or hemoglobinopathies requiring regular
medical follow up or hospitalization during the preceding year
14. Use of any anti-coagulation medication such as Coumadin or Lovenox, or anti-platelet
agents such as aspirin, Plavix, Aggrenox must be reviewed by investigator to determine
if this would affect the volunteer's safety.
15. Receipt of blood or blood products within the past 6 months
16. Medical or psychiatric condition or occupational responsibilities that preclude
subject compliance with the protocol
17. Inactivated vaccine 14 days prior to vaccination
18. Live, attenuated vaccine within 60 days of vaccination
19. History of Guillain-Barre Syndrome
20. Pregnant or lactating woman
21. Use of investigational agents within 30 days prior to enrollment
22. Donation of the equivalent of a unit of blood within 6 weeks prior to enrollment
23. Any condition which, in the opinion of the investigator, might interfere with
volunteer safety, study objectives or the ability of the participant to understand or
comply with the study protocol.
Ages Eligible for Study
8 Years - 100 Years
Genders Eligible for Study