combination vaccine

combination vaccine

a polyvalent VACCINE comprising several antigens in a single preparation, protecting against more than one disease. Examples of combination vaccines include DTP: DIPHTHERIA, TETANUS and pertussis (see WHOOPING COUGH), and MMR: MEASLES, MUMPS and rubella (see GERMAN MEASLES).
References in periodicals archive ?
Dci: combination vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus and polio.
The vaccine is given as part of a combination vaccine called the MMR, which protects against measles, mumps and rubella.
LG Chem received a $33.4 million grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a combination vaccine that can be used to prevent childhood disease, the chemical arm of LG Group said Monday.
We now have two additional programs ready for Phase 2 clinical development, newly opened INDs for our first rare disease program and a fifth immuno-oncology program, dosed the first cohort in a study of our systemically delivered mRNA that encodes for a secreted monoclonal antibody, and recently reported positive interim Phase 1 data for a novel combination vaccine designed to protect against viruses that can cause severe respiratory diseases in children," said Stephane Bancel, Moderna's CEO.
M2 PHARMA-February 14, 2019-Moderna touts Positive Interim Phase 1 Data for First Combination Vaccine Against the Respiratory Viruses hMPV and PIV3
Sanofi, a France-based pharmaceutical company, has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its paediatric hexavalent combination vaccine, named Vaxelis, to treat children between six weeks and five years of age, it was reported on Friday.
* Finally, a new combination vaccine for infants is being developed cooperatively between Sanofi Pasteur and Merck & Co.
Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap) Tdap is a combination vaccine that protects against tetanus (lockjaw), diphtheria (an infection of the mucous membranes of the nose and throat that makes breathing difficult), and pertussis (whooping cough).
The investigators--all from institutions participating in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Vaccine Safety Datalink project--compared outcomes after 123,200 doses of the MMR-varicella (MMRV) combination vaccine and 584,987 doses of MMR and varicella (MMR+V) vaccines given on the same day (Pediatrics 2015 [doi:10.1542/peds.2014-1822]).
Janssen will take the lead in funding and developing both components of the combination vaccine regimen.
The veterinarian who saw Otto for that visit gently recommended another combination vaccine, but I demurred and this sufficed.
Its recent efforts in the vaccine business include clinical testing of the Haemophilus Influenzae type b (Hib) vaccine and the development of a combination vaccine containing a Sabin-inactivated poliovirus (s-IPV) vaccine, which Takeda believes is likely to play an important role in polio eradication.