Nucleic Acid Testing to Reduce the Possible Risk of Parvovirus B19 Transmission by Plasma-Derived Products Guidance for Industry July 2009
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Guidance Issuing OfficeCenter for Biologics Evaluation and Research
We, FDA, are issuing this guidance to provide you, manufacturers of plasma-derived products, with recommendations for performing nucleic acid testing (NAT) for human parvovirus B19 as an in-process test for Source Plasma and recovered plasma used in the further manufacturing of plasma-derived products. Such testing will identify and help to prevent the use of plasma units containing high levels of parvovirus B19. This guidance also recommends how to report to FDA implementation of parvovirus B19 NAT.
You can submit online or written comments on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5))
If unable to submit comments online, please mail written comments to:
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Rm 1061
Rockville, MD 20852
All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: FDA-2008-D-0379.