Clinical Trials

MainTitle

Trial of SAVVY and HIV in Ghana

The recruitment status of this study is unknown.

Verified August 2005

Sponsor
Biosyn

Collaborator
FHI 360
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Information provided by (Responsible Party)
Biosyn
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier
NCT00129532

First received: August 11, 2005
Last updated: September 7, 2005
Last Verified: August 2005
History of Changes
Purpose

Purpose

Heterosexual contact is now the primary route of transmission for HIV worldwide. This study is a phase 3 trial designed to determine the effectiveness and safety of the 1.0% C31G (SAVVY) vaginal gel for the prevention of male-to-female transmission of HIV among women at high risk.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections

Drug : 1.0% C31G SAVVY vaginal gel
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of SAVVY and HIV in Ghana

Further study details as provided by Biosyn:

Primary Outcome Measures

  • combined incidence of HIV-1 and HIV-2

Estimated Enrollment: 2142
Study Start Date: January 2004

Detailed Description:

Heterosexual contact is now the primary route of transmission for HIV worldwide. This study is a phase 3 multi-center, fully-masked, randomized, placebo controlled trial designed to determine the effectiveness and safety of the 1.0% C31G (SAVVY) vaginal gel for the prevention of male-to-female transmission of HIV among women at high risk.

Eligibility

Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 35 Years  
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female  
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes  

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 to 35 year old women
  • HIV negative
  • More than one sexual partner in past 3 months
  • Average of 3 coital acts per week
  • Willing to use vaginal gel and condoms for 12 months


Exclusion Criteria:
  • HIV positive
  • Pregnant

contacts and locations

Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00129532

Locations

Ghana
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research/University of Ghana
Accra, Ghana
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital/Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Kumasi, Ghana

Sponsors and Collaborators

Biosyn
FHI 360
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Investigators

Study Chair: Leigh Peterson, PhD FHI 360
More Information

More Information


Responsible Party: Biosyn  
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00129532   History of Changes  
Other Study ID Numbers: 9779  
Study First Received: August 11, 2005  
Last Updated: September 7, 2005  

Keywords provided by Biosyn:

HIV transmission

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections

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