ARTICLE | Clinical News

Light-activated Hypericin antiviral data

February 27, 1995 8:00 AM UTC

VMRX (Stamford, Conn.) announced inactivation of over six logs of infectious HIV (1 million virus particles per ml of blood). This amount of virus is 100 to 1000 times the usual amount found in infected blood plasma, the company said.

The inactivation was achieved with 5 µg/ml of the agent and illumination of 15 minutes. ...