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Pediatric Meningococcal Vaccine

Summary

The Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Winthrop-University Hospital is conducting
a study of an investigational vaccine for meningococcal disease type B (MnB).

Description

There are different types of meningococcal disease. Four of the five most common types, A,
C, W-135 and Y currently have a vaccine, but there is no vaccine worldwide to prevent
meningococcal disease type B.

Inclusion/exclusion

Eligible participants may receive study-related vaccine, physical exams, and laboratory
tests at no cost to them while they are participating in this research study. Compensation
may be provided for travel.

To be eligible for the study your child must:

• Be between 10 and 18 years of age

Principal Investigator

Leonard Krilov, MD

Department

Pediatrics

Email

amock@winthrop.org

Other Contact

Ann Mock, RN CCRC – Pediatric Research
Coordinator
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