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Descriptor in English: Vaccines
Descriptor in Spanish: Vacunas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Vacinas
Descriptor in French: Vaccins
Tree number(s): D20.215.894
VS2.002.001.010.002
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
DeCS UI: 23123
Descriptor UI: D014612
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/29
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



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