varicella vaccine

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varicella (chickenpox) vaccine

A chickenpox vaccine prepared from attenuated virus.
See: chickenpox; herpes zoster
See also: vaccine
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Comparison of the complete DNA sequences of the Oka varicella vaccine and its parental virus.
The varicella vaccine, which is about 85 percent effective, is somewhat less effective than other vaccines.
Two doses of the varicella vaccine, at 0 and then 4~S week intervals, are recommended for all adults 19 years of age or over who are susceptible (ACIP, 2003).
After many reported cases of chickenpox to HAAD among school-age children, varicella vaccine, which was introduced to the childhood vaccination schedule since October 2010, is now provided to all children who were born in September 2009 and after to decrease and eliminate chickenpox outbreaks in schools," Farida added.
Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of two regimens of Oka/Merck varicella vaccine (Varivax) in healthy adolescents and adults.
A study in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine found that among 133 children who developed chickenpox between 1998 and 2008, 5 percent had parents who refused the varicella vaccine for their kids, compared with less than 1 percent of the almost 500 control cases during the same time period.
When varicella vaccine is not contraindicated, patients receiving VariZIG should be subsequently vaccinated but only after a delay of 5 months.
Trials are being completed to evaluate the effect of high dose varicella vaccine in reducing the high rates of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia (10,11) in elderly.
10 / 2015 between the ministry of health and glaxosmithkline sa company for the supply of varicella vaccine.
Human Vaccine Market Segments in China Hepatitis B Vaccine, Meningococcal Vaccine, Hepatitis A Vaccine, Influenza Vaccine, Hib Vaccine, Human Rabies Vaccine, Varicella Vaccine, Pneumococca Vaccine, DTP Vaccine, Poliomyelitis Vaccine
Health Authority of Abu Dhabi to use varicella vaccine for first time
The study did not look at side effects of the varicella vaccine.