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Halozyme Therapeutics

Halozyme Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative products that advance patient care. With a diversified portfolio of enzymes that target the extracellular matrix, the Company's research focuses primarily on a family of human enzymes, known as hyaluronidases, which increase the dispersion and absorption of biologics, drugs and fluids. Halozyme's pipeline addresses therapeutic areas, including oncology, diabetes and dermatology that have significant unmet medical need today. The Company markets Hylenex® recombinant (hyaluronidase human injection) and has partnerships with Roche, Pfizer and Baxter. Halozyme is headquartered in San Diego, CA. 

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Baxter International Inc. and Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., announced on October 20, 2014 the launch and first shipments of HYQVIA [Immune Globulin Infusion 10% (Human) with Recombinant Human Hyaluronidase], Baxter’s subcutaneous immunoglobulin treatment for adult patients with primary immunodeficiency (PI) in the United States. The treatment gained approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in September of this year.

HYQVIA is the first subcutaneous immune globulin (IG) treatment approved for adult PI patients that allows a full monthly dose of IG to be administered with only one injection site and one infusion each month (once every three to four weeks depending on their established dosing regimen).