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Descriptor English: Vaccines, Attenuated
Descriptor Spanish: Vacunas Atenuadas
Descriptor Portuguese: Vacinas Atenuadas
Descriptor French: Vaccins atténués
Entry term(s): Attenuated Vaccine
Attenuated Vaccines
Vaccine, Attenuated
Vaccines, Live, Attenuated
Tree number(s): D20.215.894.811
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014613
Scope note: Live vaccines prepared from microorganisms which have undergone physical adaptation (e.g., by radiation or temperature conditioning) or serial passage in laboratory animal hosts or infected tissue/cell cultures, in order to produce avirulent mutant strains capable of inducing protective immunity.
Annotation: live vaccine; coord NIM with specific vaccine (IM)
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
Previous Indexing: Vaccines (1966-1972)
specific vaccine (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(73)
DeCS ID: 23124
Unique ID: D014613
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Vaccines, Attenuated - Preferred
Concept UI M0022454
Scope note Live vaccines prepared from microorganisms which have undergone physical adaptation (e.g., by radiation or temperature conditioning) or serial passage in laboratory animal hosts or infected tissue/cell cultures, in order to produce avirulent mutant strains capable of inducing protective immunity.
Preferred term Vaccines, Attenuated
Entry term(s) Attenuated Vaccine
Attenuated Vaccines
Vaccine, Attenuated
Vaccines, Live, Attenuated



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