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Noun1.Pneumovax - vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus
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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I still felt very fragile, but after that I recovered quickly and even managed to get back to the panto," says Thomas, who will get the Pneumovax vaccine every five years from now on.
The one that protects adults against 23 strains of streptococcus pneumonia bacteria is called pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23), and it is marketed under the brand name Pneumovax.
Vaccination for Hepatitis B, Pneumovax and influenza are prompted if required.
5 reduction in individual's risk of developing pneumonia Pneumovax II-2 0.
Mevcut ve yeni pnomokok asilarinin icerigi Asinin icerdigi Asinin ticari adi serotipler (ureten firma) 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, Prevenar[R] (Wyeth) 19F, 23F 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, Streptorix[R] (GSK) 23F, 1, 5, 7F 4, 6B, 9V, 14, 18C, 19F, Henuz adi yok (Wyeth) 23F, 1, 5, 7F, 3, 6A, 19A 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, Pneumovax 23[R] (Merck) 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17A/17F, 18 C, 19A, 20, 22F, 23F, Pnu-Immune 23[R] (Wyeth) 33F Sekil 2.
Scientists in the US randomly assigned 340 mothers-to-be either to receive the flu jab Fluarix or the pneumonia vaccine Pneumovax in the last three months of pregnancy.
Several PGP participants initially focused on reducing avoidable admissions and readmissions among congestive heart failure patients, increasing influenza and pneumovax vaccine rates because of the potential for short-term payback, and improving transitions in care focusing on making sure newly discharged patients receive timely followup care.
Pneumovax should be available, as a routine vaccine to all HIV-infected children because of the seriousness of pneumococal infections.
Serum antibody concentrations to 5 pneumococcal serotypes (3, 4, 9N, 18C, and 19F) were measured by ELISA 3 weeks after immunization with Pneumovax.
In the early stages, several companies began to experiment with product-specific forms of DTC advertising, which included Merck, Sharp, and Dohome's ad in Reader's Digest for its drug Pneumovax (Lyles 2002, 76).
Dale Sargent, MD, vice president of medical affairs at Wellmont Health System in eastern Tennessee in 2001 confronted a low (<15 percent) compliance with pneumovax administration in patients admitted with pneumonia at the Wellmont Bristol Regional Medical Center.