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Data Coordinating Center for Vaccine Evaluation

Investigators
Durako, Stephen
Institutions
Westat, Inc
Start date
1995
End date
2001
Objective
The purpose of this contract is to obtain services to support a newly organized multicenter study entitled, "Determination of Protective Levels of Maternal Antibody Against Invasive Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Diseases."
More information
The study involves seven clinical centers in the U. S. which will assemble cases and controls subjects, and collect clinical and demographic data, maternal and cord blood specimens and Group B Streptococcus (GBS) organisms isolated from clinical specimens. In relation to this study, the Data Coordinating Center will participate in the establishment of protocol; manual of operations;data collection instruments; development and maintenance of computerized data entry, editing, and archiving for all demographic, clinical, and laboratory data; training of study personnel; and maintenance of a specimen collection, shipment, storage and retrieval, and development and maintenance of quality assurance procedures.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Child Health and Human Devel.
Project number
2N01HD053233-011
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Sanitation and Quality Standards
Preventive Food Safety Systems