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pentavalent

Chem having a valency of five

pentavalent

[¦pen·tə′vā·lənt]
(chemistry)
An atom or radical that exhibits a valency of 5.
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2009: SA switched from whole-cell pertussis vaccine to acellular pertussis vaccine with the introduction of the pentavalent vaccine (5-in-1)
Later as per the revised open vial policy (OVP), multi-dose vials of oral polio vaccine (OPV), Diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus toxoid vaccine (DPT), tetanus toxoid (TT), diphtheria and tetanus toxoid (DT), pentavalent, hepatitis B virus (HBV) and liquid formulations of Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) vaccines from which one or more doses have been removed during an immunization session could be used in successive sessions for a maximum of 4 weeks, provided that all of the World Health Organization (WHO) requirements for effectiveness and temperature stability were met.
Pentavalent antimonials (meglumine antimoniate and sodium stibogluconate), discovered and marketed since 1940s, remain the rst-line treatment for all clinical forms of leishmaniasis, despite the variable therapeutic response and the growing concern of treatment failure.
14] As per National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) plan, pentavalent vaccines are introduced in phased manner initially for 10 states.
Rahman Rustan, Corporate Secretary of Bio Farma, said the Pentavalent vaccine is the result of extensive vaccine development since 2007, involving five antigens namely Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B (DPT-HB) and Haemophilus Influenzae type B vaccines.
The pentavalent vaccine is five individual vaccines conjugated in one intended to actively protect infant children from 5 potentially deadly diseases: Haemophilus Influenza type B, Whooping Cough (or Pertussis), Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Diphtheria.
Since November 2012, pentavalent vaccine is being administered in India instead of DPT1, DPT2, DPT3, Hep Bl, Hep B2, Hep B3, Hibl, Hib2 and Hib3 from 42 days after birth.
GTM or meglumine antimoniate is a synthetic anti-leishmanial drug based on pentavalent antimonial (Sbv) that have been clinically recommended as first line drug to treat the infections by L.
There have been few studies showing renal dysfunction in American cutaneous leishmaniasis (ACL), which is, in some cases, associated with the use of specific treatment with pentavalent antimonial drugs.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 5, 2014-Sanofi Pasteur's paediatric pentavalent vaccine Shan5 passes WHO prequalification status
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Findings from clinical trials of newer pentavalent and monovalent vaccines, introduced in 2006 and 2008, respectively, showed no such excess intussusception risk.