Latest Passive immunity Stories

2010-10-07 00:00:00

ISTANBUL, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Hizentra® (IgPro20) provides primary immunodeficiency (PI) patients with a safe and effective alternative to other immunoglobulin therapies when given in equivalent doses, according to Phase III pivotal trial data presented today at the XIVth Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID). Hizentra, the first and only 20 percent SCIg developed for subcutaneous (i.e., under the skin) administration, can be stored at room...

2010-09-14 23:20:26

With the potential to save tens of thousands of lives each year, a new cost-effective rabies therapy developed by MassBiologics at the University of Massachusetts and the Serum Institute of India took an important step forward with positive results from a Phase 1 study. The recently completed study showed that a new monoclonal antibody (RAB-1) resulted in protective antibody levels in the serum of treated subjects equal to the current standard of treatment, which is often not available in the...

2010-06-15 12:37:00

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Talecris Biotherapeutics announced today that it has agreed to a co-promotion arrangement with Novartis Vaccines to jointly market and sell their respective post-exposure rabies products. Talecris provides HyperRAB® S/D (Rabies Immune Globulin [Human]), an essential component of rabies post-exposure prophylaxis for previously unvaccinated individuals, that is administered in combination with rabies...

2010-04-19 07:31:00

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to extend the shelf life for Privigen®, Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human), 10% Liquid, from 24 to 36 months. The approval makes Privigen the first liquid intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) in the U.S. that can be stored at room temperature throughout its entire 36-month shelf life....

2009-09-10 18:00:00

German scientists say they've created a breed of pea seeds that contain antibodies against coccidiosis, a disease caused by a parasite that attacks chickens. The Novoplant GmbH researchers, led by Sergej Kiprijanov of the German biotechnology company Affitech, developed the genetically modified seeds. There are a few major issues precluding the use of monoclonal antibodies for passive immunization of chickens against infectious diseases, primarily the costs of antibody production and...

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