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primary dose

An initial, large dose given to provide a high blood level as soon as possible.
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Recommendations for use of yellow fever vaccine booster doses * * A single primary dose of yellow fever vaccine provides long-lasting protection and is adequate for most travelers [Category A].
c] values and the amount of broad and narrow component, it is evident that primary dose, secondary dose, deformation, and thermal aging affect the motional behavior of spin probe.
If the primary dose was administered before the 16th birthday, a booster dose should be administered before enrollment in college.
The children had received their primary doses of the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (Merck-brand MMRII vaccine) and the varicella vaccine (Varivax) at age 12 months or older at least 1 month before their enrollment in the study.
The only vaccine universally recommended for every adult regardless of health status is a tetanus-diphtheria booster every 10 years, following three primary doses.
Alternatively, when Prevenar 13 is given as part of a routine infant immunization program, Prevenar 13 may be administered as a three dose series, two primary doses followed by a booster dose.
I see real advantages in a new tool like Memoir that remembers insulin doses, including the primary doses," says Linda Siminerio, an assistant professor of medicine and executive director of the University of Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute.
She had received three primary doses of diphtheria vaccine at birth, 5 months, and 9 months, and a booster vaccination in 2001.
PCV7 was licensed and introduced in 2000 on a schedule that matched the schedule of other routine infant immunizations of three primary doses at 2, 4, and 6 months, and a booster at 12-15 months.