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FDA Panel Finds Animal Models Predict Human Response To HGS Anthrax Drug

Executive Summary

Animal model results for Human Genome Sciences' raxibacumab are predictive of the biologics' ability to treat inhalation anthrax in humans, FDA's Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee concluded Oct. 27, but FDA should request more evidence on whether the monoclonal antibody adds benefit to treatment with antibiotics alone

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