serotype


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serotype

[′sir·ə‚tīp]
(microbiology)
A serological type of intimately related microorganisms, distinguished on the basis of antigenic composition.
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However, in countries where PCV7 or PCV13 was introduced, overall coverage of serotypes by the vaccine gradually decreased because of pneumococcal serotype replacement from vaccine type to nonvaccine type.
Although vaccines are being developed to fight dengue virus, none are currently available that provide balanced protection against all four dengue viral strains or serotypes.
The traditional Kauffmann-White (KW) serotype classification technique is expensive.
Our goal is to generate novel serotypes based on AAV6 and 9, using a directed mutagenesis approach, against only the amino acids involved in neutralization but not receptor binding and therefore tropism.
In the present study, we tried to identify the between-year non-epidemic serotype of dengue virus circulating in Delhi in the year 2010-11.
In 2000, the US introduced a pneumococcal vaccine, which targeted seven of the ninety serotypes.
Vaccine to prevent disease due to encapsulated bacteria like meningococcus, pneumococcus and Haemophilus infuenzae serotype b are based on their polysaccharide capsules.
Prevenar 13 is designed to provide the broadest serotype coverage of any pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of serotype six on three farms in the south of the country.
This type of pneumonia, known as serotype 1, infects the lining of the lungs in children, causes breathing difficulties and requires hospital treatment.