poliovirus vaccine

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Noun1.poliovirus vaccine - vaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
OPV, oral poliovirus vaccine, Sabin vaccine, TOPV, trivalent live oral poliomyelitis vaccine - an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
IPV, Salk vaccine - a poliovirus vaccine consisting of inactivated polio virus that is injected subcutaneously to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
vaccine, vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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This product is a combination vaccine containing DPT vaccine of Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine and inactivated polio vaccine (Salk vaccine) of Sanofi filled in prefilled syringes, which is the first tetravalent DTP-IPV combination vaccine in Japan that contains Salk inactivated polio vaccine.
Stanley Plotkin's thoughtful overview of the 11 disease-specific chapters annotates new vaccine technologies as well as current issues of debate, such as replacing the live oral polio vaccine worldwide with injectable, inactivated polio vaccine once the eradication program breaks the chain of wild-virus circulation, to avoid reverse mutations and resulting vaccine-associated paralysis.
SV 40 seems to be harmless in most people, which is good news considering roughly 98 million Americans could have received the tainted polio vaccine between 1955 and 1963, Durie said.
While in Ethiopia, the volunteers will help administer drops of oral polio vaccine, assist parents in getting their children vaccinated, transport health workers, deliver the vaccine to health clinics and recruit fellow volunteers during Ethiopia's National Immunization Day (NID) on 25 October.
The teams to visit door-to-door, remote and far-flung areas of the five districts to administer Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to the 1178350 children up to age of five years.
LAHORE -- Advisor on Health Khawaja Salman Rafiq has said that there is no truth in the news about nonavailability of polio vaccine and deceiving of people by polio workers through carrying empty cartons.
The Department of Health (DOH) today introduced the Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV) as part of the expanded program on immunization for children in ceremonies held in ParaEaque City.
The polio vaccine will cause one case of polio for every 2.
While in India, the volunteers will administer drops of oral polio vaccine to children, assist parents in getting their children vaccinated, transport health workers, deliver the vaccine to health clinics and recruit fellow volunteers during India's Sub National Immunization Day (SNID).
The anti-polio teams were visiting door-to-door, remote and far-flung areas of the five Districts to administer Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) to the 11,78,350 children up to age of five years.
This was stated by him while taking polio vaccine drops before his departure abroad.
1: delivery of trivalent live polio vaccine, international non-proprietary name poliomyelitis vaccine (live attenuated);