Research Study for Healthy Adults 18 to 45 Years Old
for an Inpatient-Stay Study
What is the purpose of this study?
Children’s Hospital Medical Center is conducting a research study, sometimes
known as a clinical trial or clinical study, to test how safe and effective an
investigational vaccine is, in providing protection against cholera, a germ
that causes diarrhea. People do not get
cholera in the United States, but outbreaks happen in places where there is unclean
drinking water and food.
Who can participate?
adults 18 to 45 years old who are willing to stay in an inpatient facility for
12 to 14 days and come in for several follow-up visits may be eligible to
What is involved?
This study involves a stay in an
inpatient facility for 12 to 14 days and several follow-up visits. A detailed list of procedures will be
provided to those interested in knowing more about this study.
What are the benefits?
will not receive a direct medical benefit from participating in this research
study. However, your participation may
help researchers learn more about ways to prevent diarrhea from this germ and
help people exposed to cholera in the future.
Will I get all the facts about the study?
will be given a consent form that thoroughly explains the details of the study.
The form covers all of the procedures, the risks, the benefits, the pay, whom
to contact with questions or concerns and more.
A member of the study staff will review the consent form with you and
will be sure that all of your questions are answered.
Do participants receive pay, compensation or reimbursement?
may receive up to $3,500 for time and effort to complete the entire study.
Who should I contact for more information?
Gamble Program for Clinical Studies
Division of Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital Medical Center