• As is the case for all i.v. immunoglobulin products on the market, a series of purification steps is used to remove or inactivate viruses that may be in the plasma but were not detected during the initial screening of donors. (ashp.org)
  • Bayer HealthCare LLC announced this morning that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the license for Gamunex, an intravenous (i.v.) immunoglobulin product whose manufacturing process includes a unique purification method. (ashp.org)
  • Immunoglobulin A (IgA) , which is found in high concentrations in the mucous membranes, particularly those lining the respiratory passages and gastrointestinal tract, as well as in saliva and tears. (kidshealth.org)
  • Reference ranges of immunoglobulins may vary based on sex and factors such as alcohol use, smoking status, and chronic conditions (eg, diabetes/ metabolic syndrome ) (see Considerations). (medscape.com)
  • In that way, checking for the presence of specific immunoglobulins in the blood can be helpful in diagnosing or ruling out infections or certain other illnesses. (kidshealth.org)
  • Immunoglobulin G (IgG) holds the highest share (44%) in the global blood plasma market, with a revenue of $9.24 billion. (frost.com)
  • Immunoglobulin can be collected from the plasma of donated blood. (oncolink.org)
  • Immunoglobulin (Ig) therapies are among the oldest therapeutic moieties employed in a broad range of pathological conditions. (frost.com)
  • A wide range of human and animal immunoglobulins (Igs) for use in immunological and biochemical applications have been isolated from normal or myeloma sources. (sigmaaldrich.com)