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Study Information

Meningococcal disease is a serious illness.  It can lead to meningitis, which is infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord, and infections of the blood.  Even when treated with high doses of antibiotics, it kills about 1 in 10 infected people. Of those who survive, some may end up suffering from hearing loss, brain or kidney damage, loss of arms or legs, learning disabilities and other serious complications.

Anyone can get meningococcal disease, but infants, adolescents and young adults are at the highest risk. This germ can be present in the nose or throat of many people. The germ can spread from person to person through close contact such as coughing, kissing, sharing utensils and beverages, or living in close quarters.  Therefore, preventing meningococcal disease is so important and vaccination with a meningococcal vaccine is the best way to prevent the disease.

AMR Lexington is currently enrolling volunteers ages 18-25 years of age to test the safety and immunogenicity of an investigational multicomponent meningococcal group B vaccine as compared to other licensed MenB vaccines.  Qualified participants will receive all study-related medical exams, lab tests and study vaccine at no cost.  Insurance is not required.  

Duration: Up to 7 months

Number of visits to AMR Lexington: Up to 6 clinic visits

Compensation is available for time and travel.

Qualified Participants:

  • Volunteers are healthy adults ages 18 to 25 years of age
  • Volunteers have not received a meningitis B vaccine previously
  • Other criteria also apply and will be addressed later in a qualifying questionnaire

If you qualify and participate, you will receive:

  • All study-related medical care at no cost
  • Lab tests
  • Investigational vaccine or placebo
  • Compensation is available for time and travel. Insurance is not required.

If you are interested in participating in this study, please fill out the form below.  We will contact you within 48 hours to follow up and clarify any questions that you, or we, may have.  Per AMR Lexington’s privacy policy, all your personal information that we have obtained will be kept in our secure database, which can only be accessed by authorized AMR Lexington personnel, unless given your permission or except as required by law.

(If a referral, please list the name of the person who referred you.)

Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire

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