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FDA approves Kedrab [rabies immune globulin (Human)]for passive, transient post-exposure prophylaxis of rabies infection.- Kedrion Biopharma + Kamada Ltd.

Kedrion Biopharma and Kamada Ltd. two leading human-derived protein therapeutics companies, announced that Kedrab [rabies immune globulin (Human)] has received...

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FDA accepts for review a human anti-rabies immunoglobulin (IgG) therapy to treat rabies.- Kedrion Biopharma + Kamada Ltd

Kedrion Biopharma, and Kamada Ltd., two leading human-derived protein therapeutics companies, have announced that the FDA has accepted for review...

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Guidelines

The Prevention of Early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than 7 days of age) neonatal group B streptococcal (EOGBS) disease...

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Suspected cancer: recognition and referral

This guideline covers identifying children, young people and adults with symptoms that could be caused by cancer. It outlines appropriate investigations in primary care, and selection of people to refer for a specialist opinion.

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Chickenpox in Pregnancy

Varicella, the primary infection with varicella-zoster virus (VZV; human herpesvirus 3), in pregnancy may cause maternal mortality or serious morbidity. It may also cause fetal varicella syndrome (FVS) and varicella infection of the newborn...

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Journal articles

Characteristics of a new meningococcal serogroup B vaccine, bivalent rLP2086 (MenB-FHbp; Trumenba®).

Neisseria meningitidis is a common cause of bacterial meningitis, often leading to permanent sequelae or death. N. meningitidis is classified into serogroups based on the composition of the bacterial capsular polysaccharide...

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The Dual Role of Lipids of the Lipoproteins in Trumenba, a Self-Adjuvanting Vaccine Against Meningococcal Meningitis B Disease.

Trumenba (bivalent rLP2086) is a vaccine licensed for the prevention of meningococcal meningitis disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (NmB) in individuals 10-25 years of age in the USA.

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Adverse Events Following Vaccination With Bivalent rLP2086 (Trumenba®): An Observational, Longitudinal Study During a College Outbreak and a Systematic Review.

Background: In February 2015, two unlinked culture-confirmed cases of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B (MenB) disease occurred at a local college in Rhode Island ("college X") within 3 days.

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