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Descriptor English: Vaccines
Descriptor Spanish: Vacunas
Descriptor Portuguese: Vacinas
Descriptor French: Vaccins
Entry term(s): Vaccine
Tree number(s): D20.215.894
VS2.002.001.010.002
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014612
Scope note: Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa), antigenic proteins, synthetic constructs, or other bio-molecular derivatives, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Immunologic Factors
DeCS ID: 23123
Unique ID: D014612
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Vaccines - Preferred
Concept UI M0022453
Scope note Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa), antigenic proteins, synthetic constructs, or other bio-molecular derivatives, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.
Preferred term Vaccines
Entry term(s) Vaccine



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