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Immunoglobulins and Vaccines
The following immunoglobulins and vaccines are supplied by Medical Virology.  Please contact a Medical Virologist on extension 4410 during working hours or via switchboard for out of hours advice. 
  • Varicella-zoster immunoglobulin
  • Rabies immunoglobulin
  • Rabies vaccine
  • Hepatitis B immunoglobulin
 
Tetanus
 
Tetanus immunoglobulin (for prophylaxis of tetanus-prone wounds) is supplied from Pharmacy and stocked in A&E Minors and the Emergency Drug Cupboard. 
 
Tetanus immunoglobulin (for treatment of clinically suspected tetanus) has been discontinued.  Human Normal Immunoglobulin is recommended as alternative therapy and is stocked in the Emergency Drug Cupboard. 
Please refer to Trust guidance on the management of suspected tetanus and the assessment and management of tetanus prone wounds for further guidance:Guidance on the Management of Suspected Tetanus and the Assessment and Management of Tetanus Prone Wounds.pdfGuidance on the Management of Suspected Tetanus and the Assessment and Management of Tetanus Prone Wounds.pdf

 
 
Trust policy for administration of intravenous immunoglobulin therapy (e.g. Gammaplex) available via Trust EQMS website (search for immunoglobulin).