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QUAD SERVICE MMQC FT DETRICK MD//USAMMA/AFMLO/NMLC//

***PRIORITY***MESSAGE RELEASED: 12/27/2007

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SUBJ: MMQC-07-1381
INTRA-VENOUS VACCINIA IMMUNE GLOBULIN (IV-VIG) / DEFINE PROCEDURES FOR ORDERING
IV-VIG

01. THE PURPOSE OF THIS MESSAGE IS TO INFORM ACTIVITIES OF THE PROCEDURES FOR
ORDERING INTRA-VENOUS VACCINIA IMMUNE GLOBULIN (IV-VIG).

02. DOD'S FORCE HEALTH PROTECTION INVESTIGATIONAL NEW DRUG (IND) IV-VIG PRODUCT
MANUFACTURED BY DYNPORT AND USED TO TREAT RARE COMPLICATIONS FROM VACCINATION
WITH SMALLPOX VACCINE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR USE AFTER DECEMBER 31, 2007
DUE TO INADEQUATE PRODUCT STABILITY.

03. DOD WILL NOW HAVE ACCESS TO THE FDA APPROVED IV-VIG PRODUCT MANUFACTURED
BY CANGENE. THIS PRODUCT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FROM THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL
AND PREVENTION (CDC).

04. IV-VIG IS REQUESTED DIRECTLY FROM THE CDC BY CALLING THE CDC DIRECTOR�S
EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER (DEOC) AT (770) 488-7100 AND REQUEST TO SPEAK WITH
THE DIVISION OF BIOTERRORISM PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE (DBPR) ON-CALL PERSON.
THE CDC IS THE RELEASE AUTHORITY FOR IV-VIG.

05. REQUESTORS MUST NOTIFY THE MILITARY VACCINE AGENCY (MILVAX) (877) GET-VACC,
DSN 761-4245 AND THE VACCINE HEALTHCARE CENTERS (VHC) (866) 210-6469.

06. THE VHC WILL PROVIDE AND COORDINATE CONSULTATION SERVICES WITH INFECTIOUS
DISEASE (ID) OR ALLERGY/IMMUNOLOGY SPECIALIST (AI) TO OPTIMIZE CLINICAL USE
OF IV-VIG. LONG-DISTANCE CONSULTATIONS WILL BE ARRANGED VIA THE VHC�S CLINICAL
CALL CENTER (866) 210-6469.

07. THE CDC WILL SHIP IV-VIG DIRECTLY TO DOD CONUS LOCATIONS UPON REQUEST.
SHIPMENT OF IV-VIG TO DOD OCONUS LOCATIONS WILL BE COORDINATED BY USAMMA-DOC
(301) 619-4318, DSN: 343-4318. E-MAIL: USAMMADOC@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
FOR MORE COMPLETE INFORMATION SEE THE IV-VIG INFORMATION PAPER AT WWW.VACCI
NES.MIL/DOCUMENTS/1101MIP-VIG-ORDERING-INFONO07.PDF.

08. THE DOD ANTICIPATES ACQUISITION OF DOD OWNED LICENSED IV-VIG STOCK WITHIN
SIX MONTHS.

09. PASS MESSAGE TO ALL MEDICAL LOGISTICS OFFICERS, COMMAND CHANNELS, PHARMACY
OFFICERS, MEDICAL STAFF SECTIONS, SUPPLY OFFICERS, IMMUNIZATION CLINICS, VACCINE
SHOT TEAMS, AND SUPPORTED ACTIVITIES/CENTERS.

10. POC FOR THIS MESSAGE IS USAMMA PHARMACY CONSULTANT AND DEPUTY DIRECTOR,
DISTRIBUTION OPERATIONS, MILVAX. TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-4307; DSN: 343, FAX: 4468,

EMAIL: USAMMADOC@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL

11. AUTHORITY: DODD 5105.22 AND DODD 6025.13. ADDITIONALLY:


A. ARMY: SEE ARMY REGULATION (AR) 40-61, 28 JANUARY 2005, CHAPTER 4, AND THE
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY SUPPLY BULLETIN (SB 8-75-11) FOR APPLICABLE POLICIES
AND PROCEDURES.

B. AIR FORCE: AF ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE ACTION AS PRESCRIBED IN AFI 41-209, MEDICAL
LOGISTICS SUPPORT, CHAPTERS 3 AND 9. FOR MAJCOMS & NGB--THIS MSG HAS BEEN
TRANSMITTED TO ALL DESIGNATED SUBORDINATE MEDICAL ACTIVITIES.

12. SERVICE SPECIFIC POCS ARE:

ARMY: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-4318, DSN: 343, FAX: 4468,


E-MAIL: USAMMADOC@AMEDD.ARMY.MIL

ARMY MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO DODMMQC MESSAGES AND MANY OTHER TOPICS AT THE
FOLLOWING WEBSITE: WWW.USAMMA.ARMY.MIL CLICK ON "SUBSCRIBE TO MMQC MESSAGES."

EUCOM AND CENTCOM CUSTOMERS CONTACT USAMMCE POC: USAMMCE PHARMACY OFFICER,
TELEPHONE COM: 011-49-6331-86-7230, DSN: 314-495-7230,
E-MAIL: PHARMACY@PIR.AMEDD.ARMY.MIL

USFK CUSTOMERS CONTACT THE 16TH MEDLOG BN POC: 16TH MEDLOG PHARMACY OFFICER,
TELEPHONE COM: 011-82-54-970-8340, DSN: 315-765-8340,
E-MAIL: 16THMEDLOGCUSTSUPPORT@KOR.AMEDD.ARMY.MIL

AIR FORCE: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-4170, DSN: 343, E-MAIL:


AFMOA.SG3SLC@DETRICK.AF.MIL

AIR FORCE MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO THE DODMMQC MESSAGES AND MANY OTHER TOPICS AT
THE FOLLOWING WEBSITE: HTTPS://AFML.FT-DETRICK.AF.MIL/AFMLO/LISTSERVER/ENDUSE.CFM

THE LIST SERVER CATEGORY IS CALLED "DOD MEDICAL MATERIEL QUALITY CONTROL
(DODMMQC)."

COAST GUARD: TELEPHONE COM: 202-475-5172, E-MAIL: HQS-DG-LST-ANTHRAX@USCG.MIL OR


HQS-DG-LST-SMALLPOX@USCG.MIL

NAVY/MARINES: TELEPHONE COM: 301-619-8054 OR DSN: 343,


EMAIL: VACCINES@NMLC.MED.NAVY.MIL

NAVY MEMBERS MAY SUBSCRIBE TO RECEIVE DODMMQC MESSAGES AT


HTTP://WWW.USAMMA.ARMY.MIL
CLICK ON "SUBSCRIBE TO MMQC MESSAGES."