Definition of Pneumococcal vaccine

1. Noun. Vaccine (trade name Pneumovax) effective against the 23 most common strains of pneumococcus.

Exact synonyms: Pneumovax
Generic synonyms: Vaccine, Vaccinum
Language type: Trade Name



Medical Definition of Pneumococcal vaccine

1. Vaccine comprised of purified capsular polysaccharide antigen from 23 types of Streptococcus pneumoniae (representing those types responsible for most of the reported pneumococcal diseases in the U.S.). (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pneumococcal Vaccine

pneumobacillus
pneumobulbar
pneumocardial
pneumocele
pneumocentesis
pneumocephalus
pneumocholecystitis
pneumococcaemia
pneumococcal
pneumococcal/suppurative keratitis
pneumococcal empyema
pneumococcal infections
pneumococcal pneumonia
pneumococcal pneumonia immunization
pneumococcal polysaccharide
pneumococcal vaccine (current term)
pneumococci
pneumococcidal
pneumococcolysis
pneumococcosis
pneumococcosuria
pneumococcus
pneumocolon
pneumoconioses
pneumoconiosis
pneumoconiosis of coal workers
pneumocranium
pneumocystis
pneumocystis carinii infections

Literary usage of Pneumococcal vaccine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"pneumococcal vaccine: clinical efficacy and effectiveness. ... Immunisation with a polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine: reduction of adult respiratory mortality ..."

2. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"(Baseline: 10 percent estimated for pneumococcal vaccine and 20 percent for influenza ... No similar data are available for pneumococcal vaccine coverage. ..."

3. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"It should be noted that the percentage of those aware of the pneumococcal vaccine was considerably lower than the percentage aware of the influenza vaccine. ..."

4. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age Pages (1993)
"At this time, medical experts agree that the pneumococcal vaccine is needed only once. ... In fact, the pneumococcal vaccine can be given at the same time ..."

5. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"... OPV #3 pneumococcal vaccine DTaP booster #2, pneumococcal vaccine booster, OPV #4, MMR (at or before school entry) 14 to 16 years old Annually TD ..."

6. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"pneumococcal vaccine: clinical efficacy and effectiveness. ... Immunisation with a polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine: reduction of adult respiratory mortality ..."

7. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion & Disease Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"(Baseline: 10 percent estimated for pneumococcal vaccine and 20 percent for influenza ... No similar data are available for pneumococcal vaccine coverage. ..."

8. Health Status of Minorities & Low Income Groups by DIANE Publishing Company, Dept. of Health and Human Services, United States (1991)
"It should be noted that the percentage of those aware of the pneumococcal vaccine was considerably lower than the percentage aware of the influenza vaccine. ..."

9. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age Pages (1993)
"At this time, medical experts agree that the pneumococcal vaccine is needed only once. ... In fact, the pneumococcal vaccine can be given at the same time ..."

10. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"... OPV #3 pneumococcal vaccine DTaP booster #2, pneumococcal vaccine booster, OPV #4, MMR (at or before school entry) 14 to 16 years old Annually TD ..."

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