Patent Number: 8,586,035

Title: Use of IL-23 antagonists for treatment of infection

Abstract: Methods and compositions comprising antagonists of IL-23 are provided for the treatment of infections, such as chronic bacterial, viral and fungal infections.

Inventors: Kopf; Manfred (Zurich, CH), Romani; Luigina (Perugia, IT), Kastelein; Robert A. (Portola Valley, CA), Chackerian; Alissa A. (Sunnyvale, CA)

Assignee: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

International Classification: A61K 39/00 (20060101); A61K 39/395 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018