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1 Dec 2011

Almac Provides Urgent Packaging & Distribution Services

Almac responded to an urgent request from Alexion Pharmaceuticals for packaging and distribution of Soliris? for patients with STEC-HUS during the E. coli outbreak in Germany earlier this year.

Almac provided rapid packaging and distribution of Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ Soliris during an E. coli outbreak in Germany this past spring and summer.


The large outbreak of food-borne E. coli infection resulted in more than 800 cases of STEC-HUS (Shiga-toxin producing E. coli hemolytic uremic syndrome), an ultra-rare and life-threatening complication of the infection.


Alexion contracted Almac for assistance in delivering the drug, packaged and labeled, to the EU, and requested an extremely short turnaround time to distribute the drug product.

Almac processed (within 48 hours) the current comm

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