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live vaccines

Definition:
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.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Full
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • attenuated vaccines
  • live attenuated vaccines
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/13770
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