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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Although completion rates of many individual vaccines, such as the poliovirus vaccine, were near the national Healthy People 2020 targets, one-third of children did not complete all vaccines recommended by the ACIP," said Samantha Kurosky, an associate director in the Health Economics group at RTI Health Solutions and lead author of the study.
In patients with immunodeficiency diseases, persistent infections may become established with live oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) and develop into VDPVs (1).
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ( Takeda ) today announced the voluntary discontinuation of the development of TAK-361S, a four-component, combination Diptheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis (DTaP) and Sabin inactivated poliovirus vaccine (sIPV) that was in Phase 2 of clinical development.
APHA Executive Director Citation: poliovirus vaccine researcher Jonas Salk, MD, who will be honored posthumously;
Lead author Dr Jacob John from Christian Medical College, India said that adding a supplementary IPV dose to children already vaccinated with oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV) may hasten polio eradication by boosting herd immunity in endemic regions, acted as a booster to prevent international spread by travellers, and minimise the risk of polio outbreaks due to imported wildtype or vaccine-derived polioviruses.
According to the World Health Organization's restrictions, it will be mandatory for all residents and long-term visitors (over 4 weeks) from Pakistan, Cameroon and Syria to receive a dose of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) or Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV) between 4 weeks and 12 months prior to international travel.
Long-term visitors (those staying in Pakistan for more than four weeks) should receive a dose of oral polio vaccine (OPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) four weeks to 12 months prior to travel to Pakistan," he advised.
According to the World Health Organizations' (WHO) restrictions, it will be mandatory for all residents and long-term visitors (over 4 weeks) from Pakistan, Cameroon and Syria to receive a dose of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) or Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (IPV) between 4 weeks and 12 months prior to international travel.
There have been reports of adverse side effects from immunization, but many of these adverse effects occurred when vaccine technologies were very new, as was the case for the first poliovirus vaccine, or when vaccines were employed too hastily, as was the case for the swine flu vaccine of the mid-1970s.
In South Africa, HB and Hib conjugate vaccines were added to the national schedule in 1995 and 1999, respectively; conjugated pneumococcal and rotavirus vaccines were introduced in 2008 and inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) was added in 2009.
Booster immunization with a hexavalent diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, inactivated poliovirus vaccine and Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate combination vaccine in the second year of life: safety, immunogenicity and persistence of antibody responses.
Secondly, the vaccine-illness is much milder than that caused by the wild virus, except in the case of oral poliovirus vaccine.