biological standardization

biological standardization

[¦bī·ə¦läj·ə·kəl ‚stan·dərd·ə′zā·shən]
(pharmacology)
The standardization of drugs or biological products that cannot be chemically analyzed by studying the drugs' pharmacologic action on animals.
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The concept of biological standardization and the use of biological reference materials has existed since the turn of the 20th century after simultaneous discovery of diphtheria antitoxin by von Behring and Roux (3,4).
NIBSC is also designated a WHO International Laboratory for Biological Standardization.
Tiwari, Head, Division of Biological Standardization, ICAR-IVRI and his team was presented with Hari Om Ashram Trust Award and Dr.
multocida FC serotype A: 1 was obtained from the Type Culture Lab of the Division of Biological Standardization, Indian Veterinary Research Institute.
This report summarizes the recommendations of the World Health Organization Expert Committee on Biological Standardization, which met in Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2014 and was commissioned to coordinate activities leading to the adoption of international recommendations for the production and control of vaccines and other biological substances, and the establishment of international biological reference materials on antibiotics, biotherapeutics, blood products and related substances, in vitro diagnostic device reagents, and vaccines and related substances.
In 1999, the WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization established the First International Standards for PSA with materials that emanated from recommendations of these conferences.
The draft was completed in August and reviewed by the Experts Committee on Standardization of Pharmaceutical Products (ECSPP) and the Experts Committee on Biological Standardization (ECBS) in late October, 2009.
WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization. Requirements for antimicrobial susceptibility test, 1982; Thirty second Report, Annex 5: Geneva: WHO; 1982.

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