revaccination

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re·vac·ci·na·tion

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

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 two weeks prior to receiving the first dose of Soliris; revaccinate according to current medical guidelines for vaccine use.
Farmers who took the responsible course of action and vaccinated last year will need to revaccinate in 2009.
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." --B.H.
This fall investigators will revaccinate children in the study with a single dose of the vaccine or placebo (according to the original blinded treatment assignment) and follow them for a second flu season to determine the efficacy of the revaccination.
HepB-CpG may also be used to revaccinate new health care personnel (including the challenge dose) initially vaccinated with a vaccine from a different manufacturer in the distant past who have anti-HBs <10 mlU/mL upon hire or matriculation (2).
"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.
"If those antibodies exist, why revaccinate?" VacciCheck has been launched in the UK so vets can now titre test at about the same cost as the booster, which will prevent over-vaccination and the possible health complications that can arise from it.
The most conservative approach is to revaccinate if a patient received vaccine that had been stored at improper temperatures, he said.