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The effectiveness of intradermal rabies vaccine in boosting rabies imm

  • Research type

    Research Study

  • Full title

    Assessing the effectiveness of intradermal rabies immunisation in boosting the immunity of those with low rabies immunity titres following previous intradermal rabies immunisation

  • IRAS ID

    4338

  • Contact name

    Martin Schweiger

  • Sponsor organisation

    Health Protection Agency

  • Eudract number

    2008-005465-56

  • ISRCTN Number

    n/a

  • Research summary

    A previous study showed thatintradermal rabies vaccine can provide long lasting immunity. All patients whofailed to demonstrate lasting immunity were among those who received less than0.6ml of vaccine. This study is to see if giving those patients additionalvaccine up to a total of 0.6ml by the intradermal route will generate adequateimmunity.

  • REC name

    South Central - Hampshire B Research Ethics Committee

  • REC reference

    08/H0504/148

  • Date of REC Opinion

    20 Oct 2008

  • REC opinion

    Further Information Favourable Opinion