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  • The infections may be caused by contamination when individual pharmacists turn larger vials of Avastin designed for use in cancer into single-dose syringes for eye treatments.

    Cost Savings of Genentech's Avastin Gets Closer Look

  • For people who want to take the vaccine but avoid the mercury, they can ask for single-dose vaccines.

    Facts About Swine Flu

  • Will the single-dose injectable units of H1N1 2009 vaccine that do NOT contain thimerosal (mercury) be available at the same time as the multi-dose vials that do contain it?

    Send us your H1N1 swine flu questions!

  • Don't administer medications from single-dose vials to more than one patient or use a common saline bag for multiple patients.

    At the Clinic, Care ... and Infection

  • About 2,700 patients of the now-closed clinic were notified of possible exposure, due to practices such as improper medication preparation in blood-processing areas, common use of saline bags and re-use of single-dose vials.

    At the Clinic, Care ... and Infection

  • Agriflu, for ages 18 and older, is administered as a single injection in the upper arm and is available in single-dose, pre-filled syringes, according to the FDA.

    FDA approves new flu vaccine

  • In response, Amgen is reducing the shelf life of Epogen to 12 months, from 36 months, for single-dose vials and to 15 months for multiple-dose vials.

    Corporate Watch

  • For people who want to take the vaccine but avoid the mercury, they can ask for single-dose vaccines.

    Facts About Swine Flu

  • For people who want to take the vaccine but avoid the mercury, they can ask for single-dose vaccines.

    Facts About Swine Flu

  • A survey of 5,446 health-care professionals who prepare or administer injections published last year in the American Journal of Infection Control, found that 6% "sometimes or always" use single-dose vials for more than one patient.

    At the Clinic, Care ... and Infection

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