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bivalent

[bī′vā·lənt]
(chemistry)
Possessing a valence of two.
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Currently administered to 12-14 year-old schoolgirls, the bivalent vaccine (Cervarix) protects them against HPV types 16 and 18, responsible for 700% of cervical cancers.
Huh, MD: The bivalent and quadrivalent vaccines are both excellent products, and their respective Phase-3 trials demonstrate that they provide impressive protection against HPV, particularly among women who test negative (by polymerase chain reaction) for the specific HPV types contained within the vaccines.
It was observed that only a region comparable in length to the S11 bivalent is synapsed in each of the longest bivalents.
The bivalent vaccine will help control both P1 and P3 strains.
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration, the bivalent HPV vaccine (GlaxoSmithKline's Cervarix) provides clinicians with another option to vaccinate adolescent girls and young women against diseases caused by HPV types 16 and 18.
Cross-protection following vaccination of women with three doses of bivalent HPV vaccine (HPV-16/18) demonstrated that, over a period of up to 4.
Although the range of the relative lengths of the bivalents in both cytotypes was similar, three bivalent groups can be distinguished in cytotype II, but only two in cytotype I (Fig.
Whitehouse Station, NJ), which protects against HPV 16, 18, 6, and 11, and phase 2 clinical trials of a bivalent HPV vaccine (expected to be marketed as Cervarix[TM], GlaxoSmithKline, London, UK), which protects against HPV 16 and 18.
Second, it called for all countries to replace tOPV with a bivalent vaccine containing only types 1 and 3 by 2016.
When they vaccinated mice with either the bivalent or monovalent vaccine (both with genetically identical human HA proteins), they found equal immune responses across the board.
This wide range of applications is due to its ability to form a physical hydrogel, when bivalent cations ([Me.