Departments : Clinical : Clinical Trial Studies
Title: Pediatric Meningococcal Vaccine
Summary: Winthrop University Hospital Pediatric Infectious Disease Department is participating in a clinical research study to evaluate the safety of an investigational meningococcal (ME-NING-O-KOK-AL) vaccination to fight meningococcal disease in infants when given along with their routine vaccines.
Description: Meningococcal disease is a serious bacterial infection that can cause meningitis, a severe infection of the brain and spinal cord. It can also lead to a dangerous blood infection called Sepsis.
Eligible participants will receive study-related medical exams and research investigational medication at no cost to you, during their participation in this clinical research study. Compensation may be provided for time and travel. To be eligible for the study, infants must; ¥ Around 2 months of age ¥ Be in good health
Principal Investigator: Leonard Krilov, MD
Department: Pediatric Infectious Disease
Ann Mock, RN, Pediatric Research Coordinator
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