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What does MCV stand for?

MCV stands for Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine

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ATLANTA -- The tetravalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine is now recommended for all 11- to 18-year-olds instead of select age groups, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
FROM A MEETING OF THE CDC'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON IMMUNIZATION PRACTICES ATLANTA--A booster dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine should be given to adolescents at 16 years of age if they received a first dose at age 11-12 years, and a booster should be given 5 years after the first dose--up to age 21 years--to those who first received the vaccine at age 13-15 years.
Although this vaccine generates a robust immune response against serogroup W-135, in contrast to what has been demonstrated for serogroup C meningococcal conjugate vaccines (37), meningococcal polysaccharide vaccines are not thought to reliably prevent asymptomatic carriage.