BLA Submitted for Investigational IV Anthrax Immune Globulin

Emergent BioSolutions announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the FDA for Anthrax Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) [AIGIV] as an intravenous therapy for inhalation anthrax.

AIGIV is a sterile solution of purified human immune globulin G (IgG) containing polyclonal antibodies that targets the anthrax toxins of Bacillus anthracis. It is prepared using plasma collected from healthy, screened donors who have been immunized with BioThrax (Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed).

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Previously in 2008, AIGIV was granted Orphan Drug designation by FDA. AIGIV is being developed as part of a development contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).

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