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Polysaccharide Vaccine

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Definition

A Polysaccharide Vaccine is composed of long chains of sugar molecules that resemble the surface of certain types of bacteria. Polysaccharide vaccines are available for pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease, and Haemophilus influenzae type b.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Haemophilus Influenzae Pneumococcal Disease Meningococcal Disease 
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