revaccination

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re·vac·ci·na·tion

(rē'vak-si-nā'shŭn),
Vaccination of an individual previously successfully vaccinated.

revaccination

[rēvak′sinā′shən]
an immunization that is repeated, although the original was successful.

revaccination

(rē″văk-sĭ-nā′shŭn)
An inoculation against a disease to sustain a passive immune response (protective antibodies) against a potentially infectious organism.
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Vaccinate patients with a meningococcal vaccine at least 2 weeks prior to receiving the first dose of Soliris; revaccinate according to current medical guidelines for vaccine use.
If anti-HBs is less than 10mIU/mL (negative), the patient is unprotected from hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection; revaccinate with a 3-dose series.
Says Hornberger, "If it only lasts 5 years, and then you have to revaccinate, then it certainly isn't cost-effective in any population.
Farmers who took the decision to vaccinate last year will also need to revaccinate in 2009," said Dr Glossop.
A potentially safer alternative for protecting infants, he says, is to revaccinate family members and other people likely to have contact with the babies.
The most conservative approach is to revaccinate if a patient received vaccine that had been stored at improper temperatures, he said.
Revaccinate once after 5 years or more have elapsed since initial