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Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral

"Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Poliovirus Vaccine, Oral" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2016
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