bacterial vaccine


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to bacterial vaccine: attenuated vaccine

bacterial vaccine

[bak′tir·ē·əl vak′sēn]
(immunology)
A preparation of living, attenuated, or killed bacteria used to enhance the immune reaction in an individual already infected with the same bacteria.
References in periodicals archive ?
Control treatments for each fungi were left without contamination with bacterial vaccine or chemical fungicides [2].
On the other hand, live viral and bacterial vaccines should not be administered during periods of immunosupression in conditions where the immune system is strongly supressed by diseases or drugs, since they would cause to systemic infection.
pertussis named Bp1-11 (Pertussis Reference Laboratory, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran), Tohama I (ATCC [R] BAA-589 [TM] ) as reference strain, and 2 vaccine strains (Department of Aerobic Bacterial Vaccines, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute) were studied.
Researchers said a future influenza pandemic could unfold in a similar way, pointing to the need for pandemic preparations that include not only efforts to produce new or improved flu vaccines and antiviral drugs, but also stockpiles of antibiotics and bacterial vaccines.
pandemic plan, there is little mention of bacterial vaccines.
Boosters are recommended for all the bacterial vaccines every 5 years for asplenic patients.
The ruling is supported by more than 20 scientific studies in 27 peer-reviewed journals, as well as by numerous expert panels, including the Institute of Medicine's Committee to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the Anthrax Vaccine, the Anthrax Vaccine Expert Committee established by the Department of Health and Human Services, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and the Panel on Review of Bacterial Vaccines and Toxoids convened by FDA.
Kaper, who developers bacterial vaccines at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, asserts that the findings will lead to vaccines and new diagnostic techniques for harmful E.
And some troops headed for the Gulf received as many as 17 different live viral and killed bacterial vaccines simultaneously, as well as PB and other experimental drugs.
Current federal recommendations support the medical practice of vaccinating newborns with multiple viral and bacterial vaccines on the same day, vaccinating babies who are ill, vaccinating without giving a physical exam or taking a complete medical history, and having non-medical personnel administer vaccines.
Tenders are invited for repairs of walk in cold room -20 degrees centigrade for storage of viral vaccines and repairs of walk in cold room +4 degrees centigrade for storage of bacterial vaccines