poliovirus vaccines

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po·li·o·vi·rus vac·cines

1. inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV), an aqueous suspension of inactivated strains of poliomyelitis virus (types 1, 2, and 3) used by injection; has largely been replaced by the oral vaccine;
2. oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV), an aqueous suspension of live, attenuated strains of poliomyelitis virus (types 1, 2, and 3) given orally for active immunization against poliomyelitis.
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tetravalent vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis and acellular pertussis dtcap, - vaccines against haemophilus influenzae, - tetanus and poliomyelitis vaccines with attenuated diphtheria valence dtp, - tetanus vaccines, - intradermal bcg vaccines, - intradermal tuberculin tests.
Sanofi offers vaccines such as pediatric combinations and poliomyelitis vaccines, influenza, adult and adolescent booster, meningitis, travel and endemic, and measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).
The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (Public Law 99-660) required the Secretary of HHS to develop vaccine information materials for distribution by health-care providers to each adult or to the legal representative of each child receiving any of the following vaccines: dipthheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, and poliomyelitis vaccines.