This presentation will provide an overview of the history of Ig products with a focus on the manufacturing processes. The various manufacturing processes employed today will be discussed in detail and will include methods used for isolation, purification, viral removal/inactivation, and formulation. Utilizing the information presented, instruction as to how to review a product Package Insert will be discussed as well as how to compare products. Finally, newer methods under study and recombinant Ig products will be reviewed and what their future role may be.
Tom Schleis, MS, RPh
Nursing 1 contact hour
ACPE 1 contact hour
1 IgCN® / IgCP® Recertification Units