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).
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However, the invoice I received for the visit indicated that Otto was "due" for a "DHLPP-C annual vaccine" and a "Bordetella annual vaccine" the following month--a year after his last combination vaccine.
A new combination vaccine protects infants and children against both meningococcal and Haemophilus influenzae type b infections.
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.
On average, physicians who used the combination vaccine Pediarix were paid $23 less by commercial health plans and $13 less from state Medicaid plans, compared with what they would have received if they had individually administered the components of the Pediarix vaccine--diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, hepatitis B, and inactivated poliovirus vaccines, according to Angela K.
Concerns have been raised about a possible relationship between the pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine in the DTap combination vaccine and seizures.
Measles-mumps-rubella-varicella combination vaccine and the risk of febrile seizures.
b) MMR vaccines are usually given together as a combination vaccine and are recommended in all children or seronegative adults.
The infants received their first or second dose of hexavalent combination vaccine co-administered with heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, and the mothers took their baby's rectal temperature for three days following the vaccines.
ACIP considered this risk and recommends discussing the benefits and risks of MMR and varicella separately vs using the MMRV combination vaccine.
A fully liquid DTPw-HepB-Hib combination vaccine for booster vaccination of toddlers in El Salvador
A study in Veterinary Journal examined the level of protection in kittens one week after vaccination with a combination vaccine containing live strains of feline panleukopenia virus, herpesvirus, and Chlamydophila, and inactivated feline calicivirus, as well as recombinant FeLV component.
Safety and immunogenicity of a pentavalent diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B and polio combination vaccine in infants.