Streptococcus pneumoniae is one of the leading causes of bacteremia (S. pneumoniae in the blood), bacterial meningitis (infection in the lining around the brain), pneumonia (lung infection), and middle ear infections in infants and young children, and remains a significant cause of disease worldwide.
This research study is to evaluate an investigational vaccine that may increase protection against infections caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Must be age 42 to 89 days old
May receive compensation for time and travel
Do not need insurance to join this study
For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for you.
You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (712) 639-6200 (NE) or (912) 623-2240 (LA, DC).
Submit your information
Baton Rouge: Meridian Clinical Research, 8040 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Grand Island: Meridian Clinical Research, 3537 West 13th St., Ste. 100, Grand Island, NE 68803
DC: Meridian Clinical Research, 4850 Massachusetts Ave NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20016
After you submit your child’s information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will contact you.
Participating in a study is an important decision — we’re here to help you before, during, and after studies.
Please note: Health insurance is not required to enroll.
Will my child benefit from this study?
Your child is not guaranteed to benefit from being in a clinical study. However, information gathered in this study may help doctors find new ways to help prevent, detect, or treat health problems.
Is participation voluntary after I submit my child’s information?
Yes. Participation in a study is entirely voluntary, and you can withdraw your child from the study at any time, for any reason. In the informed consent process, you’ll learn about the investigational vaccine being studied, your child’s role in the trial, potential side effects, tests that will be performed, and the number of visits required. You may sign an informed consent form for your child to enroll the study only after you fully understand their role in the study.
Will my child get a physical exam?
If your child enrolls in the study, he/she will receive a physical exam.
Will I receive compensation?
While participation in a clinical study is voluntary, you may be reimbursed for your travel and expenses. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. Staff at the research clinic will discuss possible reimbursement with you.
Founded in 1999 in Omaha, NE, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services. Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For more than 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.