avianized

avianized

said of an infective agent, usually a virus, which has been attenuated by serial passage through hen eggs, e.g. avianized Flury vaccine for rabies, canine distemper and bluetongue vaccines.

Patient discussion about avianized

Q. If the bird flu were to reach North America, how many people would it kill? How do you protect yourself & others? What can we do to protect ourselves against the Avian Flu which has officially begun to infect humans? How many will die?

A. It infected few people working with chickens, it can
T move around, so I wouldn’t worry too much. the chances of that happening is the same as a meteor hitting earth and destroying it, same as a nuclear war in the middle east that will wipe out half of humanity, same as all big disasters that can happen.
Unless it’s your job to worry about it (world health organization) – just try to live peaceful life.

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The SNS virus from Uganda (online Appendix Table) was taken to mouse intracranial passage 102 and embryonated chicken egg passage 54 to produce avianized (decreased infectivity produced by repeated culture in chick embryo) animal vaccine in South Africa in 1951.