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hIVIG Production and Administration infographic


hIVIG Production and Administration 

  1. Plasma is removed blood donated by other people who have gotten better from COVID-19.
  2. Antibodies are separated from the plasma in a lab.
  3. This results in a drug product with a high-concentration of antibodies against SARS CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
  4. hIVIG is given in OTAC through a plastic tube placed in a vein (blood vessel).
  5. The antibodies may attach to SARS CoV-2 and prevent it from entering cells and multiplying. This may reduce the amount of virus in the body.