Published in Blood Weekly, March 17th, 1997
Patients with a rare form of hemophilia again can use Profilnine SD, a Factor IX concentrate drawn from plasma, the company announced. The product is one of several available to the 1,500 to 3,000 Americans suffering from the rare hemophilia B, known as Christmas disease.
The lot, labeled CS6210A, was quarantined on February 18, 1997, after it was found to have come from a plasma pool that showed possible signs of HIV antibodies. A single inconclusive test result...
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