Varivax

Varivax

 [var´ĭ-vaks]
a vaccine against the varicella (chickenpox) virus. One dose is given to a child between age 12 months and 12 years; for those 13 years old or older, two doses are given 4 to 8 weeks apart.

Varivax

(văr′ə-văks′)
A trademark for a vaccine against chickenpox that contains live attenuated varicella zoster virus.

Varivax

A vaccine for the prevention of chickenpox.
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The vaccine segment is further sub-segmented into Prevnar 13, Gardasil, Fluzone, Varivax, and Cervarix.
Bovine serum finds application in the production of vaccines such as MMR II, Zostavax, Varivax, and RotaTeq, which falls in the range of below 1ppm.
Zostavax, a 14-fold concentrated version of Varivax, the varicella zoster vaccine to prevent chicken pox in children, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in May 2006 for adults aged 60 years and older.
3% of vaccine recipients reported a VZV-like rash through 42 days after vaccination, which is about 10-fold lower than the rate seen after Varivax vaccination, Dr.
There are a number of allergy triggers in the vaccines including baker's yeast in the Hepatitis B, Neomycin, Streptomycin, Polymyxin B in the IPV gelatin, Neomycin, and egg in the MMR, gelatin, Neomycin, and glutamate in the Varivax, and eggs and Neomycin in the Influenza vaccine.
There is a vaccine called Varivax that helps to protect against chickenpox.
There is a vaccine, called Varivax, that helps to protect us from getting chickenpox.
Varivax, the vaccine for chickenpox, is made from a live, but extremely weakened, varicella virus.
A new vaccine, Varivax, is a weakened live strain of varicella virus that stimulates the body to produce varicella antibodies without causing illness.
POX POLICY POLISHED: PacifiCare of California will rewrite a policy that discouraged the health maintenance organization's doctors from prescribing the chicken pox vaccine Varivax.
In addition, administration errors were reported in both adults and children, including 34 reports of Zostavax being given to children instead of Varivax, Merck's childhood varicella vaccine.
A new vaccine called Varivax helps protect us from getting chicken pox.