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Related to TOPV: BCG, BOPV
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Noun1.TOPV - an oral vaccine (containing live but weakened poliovirus) that is given to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
poliovirus vaccine - vaccine prepared from poliovirus to provide immunity to poliomyelitis
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EFL Tech is a world-leading developer of printed electronic products based on EL, EC and TOPV.
15) Fortunately, recent studies in Uttar Pradesh using high-potency monovalent type 1 polio vaccine, mOPV1, have demonstrated a protective efficacy about 3 times that of TOPV and have raised hopes that multiple rounds (7-8) of mOPV1 as well as mOPV3, as appropriate, may be effective in eliminating transmission in this difficult region.
17-19) Although the risk of paralytic polio from the vaccine virus is 10 000 times less than for wild-type virus, 1 in 2 million for vaccine virus as against 1 in 200 for wild-type virus, it was this minute risk of vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP) that motivated most countries in the developed world to switch from TOPV to TIPV for routine immunisation.