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Vaccine Efficacy MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Vaccine Efficacy
Tree Number(s)
E05.952.500
Unique ID
D000087507
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000087507
Scope Note
A measurement of disease risk reduction among vaccinated compared to unvaccinated persons under ideal conditions such as in a clinical trial. Such disease reduction measured under typical field conditions is vaccine effectiveness. In contrast vaccine potency is measured in an assay to ensure proper dosing and storage of vaccines whereas vaccine immunogenicity measures its ability to induce an immune response in a vaccinated individual in observational studies.
Entry Term(s)
Vaccine Effectiveness
Previous Indexing
Vaccines (1966-2021)
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/03/05
Vaccine Efficacy Preferred
Vaccine Effectiveness Related
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