mumps vaccine


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mumps vaccine

Pediatrics A live attenuated virus vaccine that confers lifelong protection against mumps Indications All children without immune compromise, anaphylactic reactions to eggs or other contraindications Adverse reactions Rare–orchitis and parotitis; most people born before 1957 are naturally immune. See Mumps.

mumps vaccine

, mumps virus vaccine live
A live attenuated vaccine used to prevent mumps. Its use should be governed by the same restrictions listed for live attenuated measles virus vaccine.
See also: vaccine
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Mumps outbreaks in vaccinated populations: are available mumps vaccines effective enough to prevent outbreaks?
The rationale for offering vaccination to the entire prison population was based on effectiveness data for mumps vaccine and extrapolation from existing guidelines for management of a mumps outbreak.
Findings from previous studies demonstrate that the effectiveness of one dose of mumps vaccine is approximately 80%, and the effectiveness of two doses is about 90%.
Among patients in eight highly affected states with known vaccination status, 63% overall and 84% between the ages of 18 and 24 years had received two doses of mumps vaccine.
Kansas also vacillated between one and two doses of mumps vaccine as its definition of adequate protection before ultimately deciding that patients who receive one dose of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine are adequately vaccinated.
The mumps vaccine appears to be less effective than measles vaccine.
started decreasing after the use of mumps vaccine began in 1967 and children were vaccinated routinely in 1977 and thereafter.
She said: "For those of us who were trying to get our children to have separate vaccinations, the vaccine that there was a shortage of was the mumps vaccine.
But staff at the centre say their supplies of the single mumps vaccine have now run out owing to a national shortage.
We haven't had any of the mumps vaccine for a couple of months but the next supply is due in September and October.