rabies vaccine

An inactivated virus vaccine, used for preexposure immunization to persons at high risk of exposure, e.g., veterinarians, and in conjunction with rabies immunoglobulin, for postexposure prophylaxis. The official preparation is human diploid cell vaccine produced from rabies virus grown in cultures of human diploid embryo lung cells and inactivated ...
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rabies vaccine

any of various vaccines against rabies consisting of inactivated virus, used for preexposure immunization to persons at high risk of exposure, such as veterinarians, and for postexposure prophylaxis in conjunction with rabies immune globulin. See human diploid cell vaccine, purified chick embryo cell vaccine, and rabies vaccine...
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Rabies vaccine

==Modern vaccines== The human diploid cell rabies vaccine (H.D.C.V.) was started in 1967. Human diploid cell rabies vaccines are inactivated vaccines made using the attenuated Pitman-Moore L503 strain of the virus. Human diploid cell rabies vaccines have been given to more than 1.5 million people as of 2006. Aside from vaccinating humans, another ...
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rabies vaccine

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a vaccine introduced by Pasteur as a method of treatment for the bite of a rabid animal: daily (14-21) injections of virus that increased serially from noninfective to fully infective 'fixed' virus were given to render the central nervous system refractory to infection by virulent virus; this vaccine, with but slight modi...
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