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​Varicella Zoster Immune Globulin

Transfusion Medicine

​Alternate Product Names
  • ​VZIG
  • Chicken pox
​Indications
  • ​Prevent or reduce severity of varicella zoster virus infection following exposure of a non-immune individual, with the greatest effectiveness of treatment expected when begun within 4 days of virus exposure
​Resource Information

​Product Monographs:

Size/Volume Available
  • 125 IU (VariZIG™)
Availability
​RUH​SCH​SPH​Rural
​Yes​No​No​Contact your site laboratory
  • ​SCH and SPH requests will be transported from RUH as requests are received
Pretransfusion Testing Requirements
  • ​None required
Forms Required

​Saskatoon:

Rural

  • Contact your site laboratory
Ordering
  • Indicate number of vials required
​Administration
  • ​See product monograph
  • Contains human protein; informed patient consent required for this product

 

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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-70 v4

Last Modified: Friday, September 8, 2017 |
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