Urtoxazumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody against diarrhoea caused by Escherichia coli, serotype O121. The drug is designed to bind to a toxin of this bacterium, so that it can be more easily broken down and eliminated from the body.
- ^ International Nonproprietary Names for Pharmaceutical Substances (INN), World Health Organization.
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