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Q071381
FROM
QUAD SERVICE MMQC FT DETRICK MD//USAMMA/AFMLO/NMLC//
 
***PRIORITY***MESSAGE RELEASED:
12/27/2007
 
****************UNCLASSIFIED****************
 
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."
Last Modified Date: 03/18/2014