multivalent vaccine

pol·y·va·lent vac·cine

a vaccine prepared from cultures of two or more strains of the same species or microorganism.
Synonym(s): multivalent vaccine
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pol·y·va·lent vac·cine

(pol'ē-vā'lĕnt vak-sēn')
A vaccine prepared from cultures of two or more strains of the same species or microorganism.
Synonym(s): multivalent vaccine.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The advantages of injecting a vaccine are attaining high protection and needing relatively minimal dose because correct dosage calculation is easy and economical for larger fish, and a multivalent vaccine can be administered.
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