However, reversion to virulence may occur during OPV replication in humans and may result in the rare cases of vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis in OPV recipients and their close contacts.
What does VAPP stand for?
VAPP stands for Vaccine-associated Paralytic Poliomyelitis (neurological damage)
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We have 4 other meanings of VAPP in our Acronym Attic
- Van Alstyne Public Library (Van Alstyne, TX)
- Vereniging Academisch Personeel Leuven (Dutch: Leuven Academic Staff Association; Leuven, Belgium)
- Vernon Area Public Library (Lincolnshire, IL)
- Virginians against Payday Loans (consumer advocate organization)
- Vitamin A-Poor Lipocytes
- Vernon Area Public Library District (Lincolnshire, IL)
- Value Added Printing of Newspapers
- Vermont Agency of Paranormal Organized Research
- Veterans Affairs Pharmacists Organized for Research
- Virtual-tape Automated Pack Routine
- Vector and Parallel Processing (conference)
- Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Prevention
- Virginia Alliance for Potbellied Pigs
- Visual and Auditory Presentation Package (computer based psychological experiments)
- Volunteers for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention
- Virginia Police and Private Security Alliance (Fairfax County, VA)
- Veterans Administration Procurement Regulation
- Vonore Area Paranormal Research (Tennessee)
- Vietnamese-American Public Research Institute
- Value Added Products and Services (various companies)
Samples in periodicals archive:
One of its adverse effects was vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP), a neurological complication thought to occur approximately once every 2.
The Sabin oral polio vaccine (OPV) has been successful in eliminating poliomyelitis, although replication of live attenuated polioviruses following vaccination can generate mutated viruses with renewed neurovirulence: vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis (VAPP) and vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) are rare risks of OPV.
Persistence of vaccine--derived polioviruses among immunodeficient persons with vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis.
For a rough comparison, the risk for vaccine-associated paralytic poliomyelitis due to oral polio vaccine was estimated as 1 per 2.