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pyrogen

[′pī·rə‚jən]
(biochemistry)
A group of substances thought to be polysaccharides of microbial origin that produce an increase in body temperature when injected into humans and some animals.
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When performing pyrogen testing in pharmaceutical products, the complexity of the human response must be considered.
The Rabbit Pyrogen (Material Mediated) - ISO Test was performed by Toxikon Corporation in Bedford, Massachusetts, USA.
8 Pyrogen Testing Market, By Application 9 Pyrogen Testing Market, By Test 10 Pyrogen Testing Market, By Region 11 Competitive Landscape 12 Company Profiles - Associates of Cape Cod, Inc.
The report also provides a competitive landscape of the pyrogen testing market.
A strong pharmaceutical product pipeline will aid the growth of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, which is an important end user of pyrogen testing products.
The 'rapid attack' fire fighting system will provide firefighters with the ability to accurately deliver Pyrogen fire suppressant projectiles deep into a fire, repeatedly, in volume, and at very high rates, with projectiles fired from Metal Storm multi-barrel pods mounted on mobile or airborne platforms.
The test's broad applications would address an estimated $50 million market for which there is no reliable in vitro method available for pyrogen detection.
Since the majority of pyrogens found on medical devices are bacterial in nature, the paper focuses on those contaminates.
We believe that helicopter-mounted launchers using our 100% electronic, multi-barrel projectile system can deliver Pyrogen aerosols at the very fast rate required to control or overwhelm fires until such time as firefighters can access the site.
April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospitals and surgical centers who are not using certified non-pyrogenic surgical gloves may be exposing their patients to potentially deadly bacterial toxins such as endotoxins and other pyrogens, says Molnlycke Health Care US, LLC, manufacturer of the Biogel(R) surgical glove line.
patent for a high-yield fermentation process that produces a substantially pure, homogeneous, pyrogen free glucan, and has another compound proceeding through the international patent process, with specific country filings anticipated in 1994.
Cassette pump ot-701 infusion in individual packaging free sterile pyrogen with antibacterial filter (device for continuous infusion pump)