The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices now recommends only vaccinating young children at increased risk for meningococcal disease.
What does MC stand for?
MC stands for Meningococcal
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Menveo is the first conjugate vaccine commercially available in Europe that helps protect against four major groups of meningococcal disease.
Physicians now have another meningococcal vaccine option, with the approval of Menveo for patients aged 11-55 years.
Understanding predisposing factors for meningococcal carriage may identify targets for public health interventions.
Meningococcal disease is almost 12 times more likely to occur in a child whose mother is pregnant, possibly due to hormonal alterations in the mucosal barriers of pregnant women that predispose them to carry the bacteria.
It is believed he may have contracted the common strain B form of meningococcal disease, which can develop to cause meningitis, or septicaemia.
Aventis (Swiftwater, PA), part of the Sanofi-Aventis Group, announced that the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously to recommend licensure of Menactra (Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate) Vaccine for protection against invasive meningococcal disease in adolescents and adults aged 11-55 years.