More about Hepatitis B
HB, hepatitis B IVIG is primarily used in preventing reinfection with hepatitis B in HBV positive liver transplant patients. It is also used in the treatment of acute exposure to hepatitis B following acute exposure to blood containing HBsAg, perinatal exposure of infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers, sexual exposure to HBsAg positive persons, and household exposure of infants to persons with acute hepatitis B virus infection. The groups usually considered at risk are hepatitis B researchers and workers, and many health care professionals. This group is estimated to lead to a demand for 45,000 doses per year of hepatitis B immune globulin. Pricing varies, but a reasonable rule of thumb is $900 per treatment. The market hepatitis B immune globulin in the U.S. is estimated $42 M in 2005. This should grow at a 10% AAGR to $67.6 M by 2010. (The Blood Industry, Copyright (C) Business Communications Co., Inc., Norwalk, CT USA, Web: http://www.bccresearch.com)
More about Kedrion S.p.A.
Kedrion is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development, production and distribution of plasma-derived products. In Italy, Kedrion is the main reference point for the National Health Service as regards the production of plasma-derived drugs. Moreover, its skills are also put to use in strategic partnerships with overseas health services. Kedrion is present in over 40 countries, and is in 6th place in the world for volume of fractionated plasma and 7th for sales. The quality of its products, its continuous commitment to research and development, its consistent industrial capacity and its consolidated presence on the national and international market are the company's main areas of competitiveness.
Kedrion is located in Caste
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