ParaTech is GMP-licenced by the Danish Medicines Agency (DMA) to produce a biological medicinal product containing Trichuris suis eggs (TSO). The production is patent protected.
Eggs of the whipworm. From left: Un-embryonated egg, embryonated egg (containing a larva), and a larva leaving an egg.
The biological drug TSO is administered orally.
Several clinical trials have been approved by EMA and FDA for particular indications.