pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine


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pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine

Abbreviation: PCV7
A pneumococcal vaccine used for active immunization of infants and toddlers. The vaccine contains antigens from 7 capsular serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae and is used to immunize children against pneumococcal diseases, such as otitis media, pneumonia, and meningitis.
See also: vaccine
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Immunologic interference was not observed when Hib-MenCY-TT was administered with DTaP-Hep B-IPV and pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine.