postvaccinal(redirected from postvaccinal hepatitis)
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postvaccinal/post·vac·ci·nal/ (pōst-vak´sĭ-nil) occurring after vaccination for smallpox.
postvaccinal(pōst-văk′sĭ-năl) [″ + vaccinus, pert. to cows]
Following vaccination; used esp. with reference to safety issues or immune responses that result from immunization.
occurring after vaccination. Usually used in reference to an adverse reaction to the vaccine or occurrence of disease caused by the infectious agent contained in the vaccine because of an altered immune status in the recipient or a fault in the vaccine manufacture.
is most common after vaccination of horses against equine encephalomyelitis but also occurs after other vaccinations and in some cases at times unrelated to any vaccination. Clinically there is intense jaundice, gut stasis, oliguria and stupor or mania.