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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709


Purpose:

This is a retrospective cohort study of children included in a large medical insurance claims database.


Study summary:

- To evaluate the rate of FluMist administration compared to other influenza vaccine use in the following pediatric populations: - Children younger than 24 months of age - Children 24-59 months of age with a claim associated with a diagnosis of asthma - Children 24-59 months of age without a claim associated with a diagnosis of asthma, but with dispensed medication for wheezing - Children 24-59 months of age with immunosuppression - To describe, in children in the above populations who receive FluMist, the type and number of Emergency Room visits or hospitalizations associated with an insurance claim within 42 days of receiving FluMist - To explore the rationale for FluMist immunization of pediatric populations that are excluded from recommended usage by characterizing the use in these populations


Criteria:

- Children less than 24 months of age during August through January/February. - Children <24 to 59 months of age during August through January/February, with: - two outpatient claims for asthma, or - one inpatient/emergency room claim for asthma, or - one outpatient claim for asthma and at least one SABA prescription during a defined 12-month period. - Children <24 to 59 months of age during August through January/February, without any claims associated with a diagnosis of asthma, but with at least one dispensing for SABA, as indicated by pharmacy claims during a defined 12-month period. - Children 24 to 59 months of age during August to January/February with evidence of immunosuppression prior to the date of influenza vaccination based on available medical and pharmacy claims.


NCT ID:

NCT00626808


Primary Contact:

Study Director
Seth Toback, M.D.
MedImmune LLC


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 16, 2018

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