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monovalent

Chem
a. having a valency of one
b. having only one valency

monovalent

[¦män·ō′vā·lənt]
(chemistry)
A radical or atom whose valency is 1.
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By type, the global pediatric vaccines market has been segmented into multivalent vaccines, monovalent vaccines, and others.
Monovalent gel based FMD serotype O (FMDO) vaccine induced gradual increase of anti-FMDO-CFT antibody response up to 120 days in goats and then started declining up to 180 days that was still protective titre (Table 1).
Active surveillance for intussusception in a phase III efficacy trial of an oral monovalent rotavirus vaccine in India.
Doctors may give the measles vaccine (monovalent measles or MR, MMR) to infants starting at age 6 months instead of the usual 9 months of age, as previously recommended.
A systematic review of 19 observational studies, 14 of which included exposure to the 2009 monovalent pandemic H1N1 strain, noted hazard ratios or odds ratios for spontaneous abortion ranging from 0.45 to 1.23 and 95% confidence intervals that crossed or were below the null (Vaccine.
The Chinese monovalent EV-A71 vaccines, however, are seen as a stopgap.
They showed that it packaged twice as much protein as a "monovalent" virus that carries just one HA.
(7) Two recombinant monovalent vaccines were simultaneously developed by SmithKline Beecham (LYMErix) and Pasteur Merieux Connaught (ImmuLyme) in the 1990s.
HepB vaccine doses subsequent to the monovalent HepB vaccine birth dose are administered as either monovalent or combination vaccine (1).
in which: [R.sup.1] and [R.sup.2,] which are identical or different, represent a monovalent hydrocarbon-based group chosen from alkyls, which are linear or branched, cycloalkyls or aryls, having from 1 to 18 carbon atoms; [R.sup.3] represents a monovalent hydrocarbon-based group chosen from linear or branched alkyls having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms; A represents hydrogen or a monovalent hydrocarbon-based group chosen from alkyls, which are linear or branched, cycloalkyls or aryls, having from 1 to 18 carbon atoms; and Z represents a divalent bonding group comprising from 1 to 18 carbon atoms.
They include inactivated seasonal and pandemic influenza, mono- and combined meningococcal polysaccharide and conjugated vaccines, tetanus toxoid and acellular pertussis combination vaccines, as well as monovalent or combined rubella, oral poliomyelitis virus and yellow fever vaccines.