A Post-marketing, Observational, Retrospective Study to Assess the Safety of RefortrixTM (Tdap) When Administered During Pregnancy in a Maternal Immunization Program in Brazil.

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Status

Completed

Conditions

Diphtheria

Treatments

Biological: Combined diphtheria, tetanus and tricomponent acellular pertussis vaccine [Refortrix (Tdap)]

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT02757950
203153

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety of RefortrixTM (Tdap) when administered during pregnancy in a maternal immunization program in Brazil.

Full description

In this retrospective cohort study the safety of RefortrixTM (Tdap) administered during pregnancy as part of the National immunization program in Brazil will be assessed by comparing the risk of pre-defined adverse events before and after introduction of the RefortrixTM (Tdap) maternal immunization program.

Enrollment

2,462 patients

Sex

Female

Ages

18 to 45 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Subjects between 18 and 45 years of age at the time of pregnancy under consideration for the study, who deliver in the study centre.
  • Residents of the study area
  • Subjects who were compliant with the routine antenatal care including at least one ultrasound assessment report early in the pregnancy.
  • Subjects with the complete and relevant medical records available.

Inclusion criteria for the Exposed cohort:

  • Subjects who received one dose of Refortrix vaccine in the recommended time period between 27 and 36 completed weeks of pregnancy (or as late as 20 days before delivery due date) as part of the maternal immunization program in Brazil, and according to the program recommendations from May 2015 onwards.
  • Subjects with appropriate vaccination records.

Inclusion criteria for the Unexposed cohort:

Subjects who had delivered in the same hospital (study centre) before 01 September 2014 (September 2012-August 2014) and who did not receive Tdap vaccination during pregnancy to the best knowledge of the investigator.

Exclusion criteria

Subjects who have been transferred to other specialised centres, where their medical records would be inaccessible for the study (private clinics, psychiatric or prison hospitals, other state hospitals, etc).

Trial design

2,462 participants in 2 patient groups

Exposed cohort
Description:
Women, 18-45 years of age at the time of pregnancy, who delivered in the hospital (study centre) from May 2015 and who received one dose of Refortrix during 27 to 36 weeks of pregnancy (or as late as 20 days before delivery due date).
Treatment:
Biological: Combined diphtheria, tetanus and tricomponent acellular pertussis vaccine [Refortrix (Tdap)]
Unexposed cohort
Description:
Women, 18-45 years of age at the time of pregnancy, who delivered in the hospital (study centre) before implementation of the maternal immunization program in Brazil in September 2014 and who did not receive Tdap vaccination during pregnancy.
Treatment:
Biological: Combined diphtheria, tetanus and tricomponent acellular pertussis vaccine [Refortrix (Tdap)]

Trial documents
2

Trial contacts and locations

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