6:12 PM
Oct 27, 2009
 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Mixed bag for ABthrax

In its review of a BLA for ABthrax raxibacumab to treat inhalation anthrax, FDA's Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee supported the overall efficacy of the mAb from Human Genome Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:HGSI) but recommended that additional studies be requested. The committee voted 17-6 with one abstention that the evidence from animal studies supported the conclusion that ABthrax was reasonably likely to have efficacy in humans.

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