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Vaccinia Vaccine (ACAM2000) for the Production of Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous(VIGIV)

2014-08-27 03:12:23 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to vaccinate plasma donors with ACAM2000(TM) smallpox vaccine for collection of plasma to be used in the manufacture of Vaccinia Immune Globulin Intravenous (VIGIV).

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Smallpox Vaccination

Intervention

ACAM2000

Location

Cangene Plasma Resources, Mid-Florida
Altamonte Springs
Florida
United States
32701

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Cangene Corporation

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:23-0400

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