"Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A live vaccine containing attenuated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, used for routine immunization of children against polio. This vaccine induces long-lasting intestinal and humoral immunity. Killed vaccine induces only humoral immunity. Oral poliovirus vaccine should not be administered to immunocompromised individuals or their household contacts. (Dorland, 28th ed)
|Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
- Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral
- Oral Poliovirus Vaccine
- Vaccine, Oral Poliovirus
- Sabin Vaccine
- Vaccine, Sabin
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