attenuated vaccine


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attenuated vaccine

[ə′ten·yə‚wād·əd ‚vak′sēn]
(immunology)
A suspension of weakened bacteria, viruses, or fractions thereof used to produce active immunity.
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Although the quadrivalent live attenuated vaccine remains licensed in the United States, the [Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices] did not recommend this vaccine for the 2016-2017 influenza season," the investigators wrote.
Since the attenuated vaccines produce teratogenic effects on lambs after vaccinating pregnant ewe (15,41) and the inactivated vaccine are expensive, require high dose (38), makes their use unfeasible.
Group 1 (G1) was vaccinated with lyophilized live attenuated vaccine through drinking water, group 2 (G2), group 3 (G3) and group 4 (G4) injected subcutaneously with cell culture adapted inactivated vaccine, oil adjuvanted vaccine and commercial vaccine, respectively.
There is a potential for transmission of the live attenuated vaccine virus in Rotarix[R] from the infant to severely immunocompromised contacts through faecal material.
Since AMDA and other associations and organizations advocate for facilities to pay for employee immunization, using the live attenuated vaccine could be expensive and therefore problematic.
1) Two new oral, live, attenuated vaccines have recently shown efficacy and safety in clinical trials, and one of these, RotaTeq[R], was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration on February 3, 2006.
4) The replication-competent vaccines are most like the live, attenuated vaccines mentioned above.
If you have cardiovascular disease, you shouldn't be vaccinated with the live, attenuated vaccine delivered in a nasal spray.
Alternative cheaper, effective attenuated vaccine used in China, but not available elsewhere
Nevertheless, some scientists haven't given up on a live attenuated vaccine.
If, in fact, we can prove that an attenuated vaccine is safe and effective, that outweighs the minimal risk we're talking about.
FluMist is a live, attenuated vaccine designed to immunize recipients against influenza.