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1.

Ameliorated by

Weakened or thinned. Attenuated strains of disease-causing bacteria and viruses are often used as vaccines. The weakened strains are used as vaccines because they stimulate a protective immune response while causing no disease or only mild disease in the person receiving the vaccine. [from NCI_NCI-GLOSS]

MedGen UID:
83049
Concept ID:
C0332161
Qualitative Concept
2.

Vaccines

A Type of medicine that creates an immune protection without the recipient experiencing the disease.  [from HL7]

MedGen UID:
52963
Concept ID:
C0042210
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Plaque

Abnormal tissue that results from the progressive accumulation or deposit of certain substances in a body cavity, surface, or lumen. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
452424
Concept ID:
C0332461
Finding
4.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccines

Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUSES. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
210401
Concept ID:
C0887894
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Disease due to Paramyxoviridae

Infections with viruses of the family PARAMYXOVIRIDAE. This includes MORBILLIVIRUS INFECTIONS; RESPIROVIRUS INFECTIONS; PNEUMOVIRUS INFECTIONS; HENIPAVIRUS INFECTIONS; AVULAVIRUS INFECTIONS; and RUBULAVIRUS INFECTIONS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
104899
Concept ID:
C0206613
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Mutagenesis Process

Process of generating a genetic MUTATION. It may occur spontaneously or be induced by MUTAGENS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
86969
Concept ID:
C0079866
Molecular Function
7.

Mononegavirales Infections

Infections with viruses of the order MONONEGAVIRALES. The concept includes FILOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PARAMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; and RHABDOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
67005
Concept ID:
C0242916
Disease or Syndrome
8.

Disease due to Pneumovirus

Infections with viruses of the genus PNEUMOVIRUS, family PARAMYXOVIRIDAE. This includes RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS INFECTIONS, an important cause of respiratory disease in humans. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
61643
Concept ID:
C0206615
Disease or Syndrome
9.

Viral Shedding

The expelling of virus particles from the body. Important routes include the respiratory tract, genital tract, and intestinal tract. Virus shedding is an important means of vertical transmission (INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION, VERTICAL). [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
57951
Concept ID:
C0162633
Pathologic Function
10.

Viral disease

Viruses are capsules with genetic material inside. They are very tiny, much smaller than bacteria. Viruses cause familiar infectious diseases such as the common cold, flu and warts. They also cause severe illnesses such as HIV/AIDS, smallpox and hemorrhagic fevers. . Viruses are like hijackers. They invade living, normal cells and use those cells to multiply and produce other viruses like themselves. This eventually kills the cells, which can make you sick. Viral infections are hard to treat because viruses live inside your body's cells. They are protected from medicines, which usually move through your bloodstream. Antibiotics do not work for viral infections. There are a few antiviral medicines available. Vaccines can help prevent you from getting many viral diseases. NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
53027
Concept ID:
C0042769
Disease or Syndrome
11.

Respiratory syncytial virus infection

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older healthy children. It can cause serious problems in young babies, including pneumonia and severe breathing problems. Premature babies and those with other health problems have the highest risk. A child with RSV may have a fever, stuffy nose, cough, and trouble breathing. Lab tests can tell if your child has the virus. There is no specific treatment. You should give your child fluids to prevent dehydration. If needed, you can also give a pain reliever (not aspirin) for fever and headache. RSV easily spreads from person to person. You can get it from direct contact with someone who has it or by touching infected objects such as toys or surfaces such as countertops. Washing your hands often and not sharing eating and drinking utensils are simple ways to help prevent the spread of RSV infection. There is currently no vaccine for RSV. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
48424
Concept ID:
C0035235
Disease or Syndrome
12.

Viral vaccine

Any vaccine preparation composed of a live, attenuated, inactivated, killed or recombinant virus. Administration of a viral vaccine is to provide prophylaxis against viral disease or used as a vehicle to treat cancers. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
22655
Concept ID:
C0042742
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
13.

Vaccines, Synthetic

Small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic, or vaccines manufactured with the aid of recombinant DNA techniques. The latter vaccines may also be whole viruses whose nucleic acids have been modified. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
22601
Concept ID:
C0042213
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
14.

Vaccines, Attenuated

living microorganism, usually attenuated, administered to induce an immune response, containing a pathogen that either causes no or acceptable reactions, gives cross protection, or is the actual pathogen against which protection is wanted. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
12037
Concept ID:
C0042211
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
15.

Artificial antigen

small synthetic peptides that mimic surface antigens of pathogens and are immunogenic. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
11692
Concept ID:
C0039115
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
16.

RNA Virus Infections

Diseases caused by RNA VIRUSES. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
11250
Concept ID:
C0035690
Disease or Syndrome
17.

Vaccines, Recombinant

MedGen UID:
11144
Concept ID:
C0034862
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
18.

Parainfluenza

MedGen UID:
10567
Concept ID:
C0030389
Disease or Syndrome
19.

Biological Products

Complex pharmaceutical substances, preparations, or matter derived from organisms usually obtained by biological methods or assay. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
577
Concept ID:
C0005522
Biologically Active Substance; Pharmacologic Substance
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