measles virus vaccine


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mea·sles vi·rus vac·cine

vaccine containing live, attenuated strains of measles virus prepared in chick embryo cell culture. See: measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine.
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Daiichi Sankyo and Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo wish to express their sincere apologies to medical professionals and the families of children who received or are targeted for inoculation with Freeze-dried Live Attenuated Measles, Rubella Combined Vaccine Kitasatodaiichisankyo or Freeze-dried Live Attenuated Measles Virus Vaccine Kitasatodaiichisankyo for any worry caused as a result of this recall.
ProQuad is a sterile lyophilized preparation of (1) the components of M-M-R* II (Measles, Mumps and Rubella Virus Vaccine Live): Measles Virus Vaccine Live, a more attenuated line of measles virus, derived from Enders' attenuated Edmonston strain and propagated in chick embryo cell culture; Mumps Virus Vaccine Live, the Jeryl Lynn(TM) (B level) strain of mumps virus propagated in chick embryo cell culture; Rubella Virus Vaccine Live, the Wistar RA 27/3 strain of live attenuated rubella virus propagated in WI-38 human diploid lung fibroblasts; and (2) Varicella Virus Vaccine Live (Oka/Merck), the Oka/Merck strain of varicella-zoster virus propagated in MRC-5 cells.
Children under treatment for tuberculosis have not experienced exacerbation of the disease when immunized with live measles virus vaccine;46 no studies have been reported to date of the effect of measles virus vaccines on untreated tuberculous children.

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