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Smallpox Vaccine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Smallpox Vaccine
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.894.899.859
Unique ID
D012900
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012900
Scope Note
A live VACCINIA VIRUS vaccine of calf lymph or chick embryo origin, used for immunization against smallpox. It is now recommended only for laboratory workers exposed to smallpox virus. Certain countries continue to vaccinate those in the military service. Complications that result from smallpox vaccination include vaccinia, secondary bacterial infections, and encephalomyelitis. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Smallpox Vaccine Preferred
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