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  1. Immunization, chickenpox Immunization, chickenpox
    Immunization, chickenpox: See Chickenpox immunization....
  2. Immunization, children's Immunization, children's
    Immunization, children's: In the United States, it is recommended that all children receive vaccination against: Hepatitis B Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) Poliovirus Measles, mumps, rubella Varicella zoster virus (chickenpox). E...
  3. Immunization, DPT Immunization, DPT
    Immunization, DPT: See: DPT immunization....
  4. Immunization, DT Immunization, DT
    Immunization, DT: DT (diphtheria and tetanus) vaccine does not protect from pertussis and is usually reserved for individuals who have had a significant adverse reaction to a DPT shot or who have a personal or family history of a seizure disorder or brain disease. ...
  5. Immunization, DTaP Immunization, DTaP
    Immunization, DTaP: Like DPT, DTaP protects from diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus. DTaP is the same as DTP, except that it contains only acellular pertussis vaccine which is thought to cause fewer of the minor reactions associated with immunization and is also probably less likely ...
  6. Immunization, flu Immunization, flu
    Immunization, flu: The flu (influenza) vaccine is recommended for persons at high risk for serious complications from influenza infection, including everyone 65 or over; people with chronic diseases of the heart, lung or kidneys, diabetes, immunosuppression, or severe forms of anemia; residents of n...
  7. Immunization, German measles Immunization, German measles
    Immunization, German measles: See Immunization, MMR....
  8. Immunization, H. flu Immunization, H. flu
    Immunization, H. flu: This immunization is designed to prevent disease due to Haemophilus influenzae (H. flu), specifically Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB). The HIB bacteria is responsible for a range of serious "invasive" diseases including meningitis with potential brain damage and epi...
  9. Immunization, Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB) Immunization, Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB)
    Immunization, Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB): Immunization designed to prevent diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB), a bacteria responsible for a range of serious "invasive" diseases including meningitis with potential brain damage and epiglottitis with airway obstruction. ...
  10. Immunization, hepatitis A Immunization, hepatitis A
    Immunization, hepatitis A: See: Hepatitis A immunization....
  11. Immunization, hepatitis B Immunization, hepatitis B
    Immunization, hepatitis B: Hepatitis B (hep B) vaccine gives prolonged protection, but 3 shots over a half year are usually required. In the U.S., all infants receive hep B vaccine. Two vaccines (Engerix-B, and Recombivax-HB) are available in the US. The first dose of hep B vaccine is frequently giv...
  12. Immunization, HIB Immunization, HIB
    Immunization, HIB: This immunization is designed to prevent diseases caused by Haemophilus influenzae type B (HIB), a bacteria responsible for a range of serious "invasive" diseases including meningitis with potential brain damage and epiglottitis with airway obstruction. More than 90% of all HIB ...
  13. Immunization, infectious hepatitis Immunization, infectious hepatitis
    Immunization, infectious hepatitis: See Immunization, hepatitis A....
  14. Immunization, influenza Immunization, influenza
    Immunization, influenza: See Immunization, flu....
  15. Immunization, measles Immunization, measles
    Immunization, measles: See Immunization, MMR....