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Summary for Patent: 5,194,257
Title: Kit and method for administration of bacillus calmette-guerin for the treatment of superficial bladder tumors
Abstract:Improved treatment of superficial bladder tumors through the administration by intravesical instillation of bacillus Calmette-Guerin is realized through the use of therapeutic composition comprising bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) suspended in a 0.15 M sodium chloride solution containing a buffer to maintain the pH of the solution in the range 6.6 to 7.4, preferably 7.0. A kit and method are provided whereby such a composition may be employed to maximize intravesical attachment of BCG for improved efficacy.
Inventor(s): Ratliff; Timothy L. (St. Louis, MO), Hudson; M\'Liss A. (St. Louis, MO), Ritchey; Julie K. (St. Louis, MO)
Assignee: The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
Application Number:07/619,222
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 5,194,257

Applicant Tradename Biologic Ingredient Dosage Form BLA Number Approval Date Patent No. Assignee Estimated Patent Expiration Status Orphan Source
Organon Usa Inc. TICE BCG bacillus calmette-guerin POWDER, FOR SUSPENSION 102821 1 1990-08-24   Start Trial The Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) 2040-01-28 search
>Applicant >Tradename >Biologic Ingredient >Dosage Form >BLA >Number >Approval Date >Patent No. >Assignee >Estimated Patent Expiration >Status >Orphan >Source

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