SII manufactured BCG vaccine gets export nod to treat bladder cancer

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NEW DELHI: The federal government has authorised the export of BCG vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India to Canada for immunotherapy to deal with bladder most cancers, official sources stated on Monday.

The permission was granted after Prakash Kumar Singh, director, Serum Institute, wrote to the Medicine Controller of India (DCGI) in search of approval to export BCG for immunotherapy to Canada, they stated.
BCG as immunotherapy is a stay freeze-dried preparation derived from attenuated pressure of Mycobacterium bovis (Bacillus Calmette Guerin).

The product is for intravesical instillation and is offered from the Serum Institute in 40 mg and 80 mg shows, the sources stated.
As a part of the remedy, the vaccine is run into the bladder by way of a catheter the place it stays within the lining of the bladder for a particular period affecting the cells and combating most cancers with out impacting different physique components.

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