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Pneumococcal vaccine

A bacterial vaccine used to prevent contraction of Streptococcus pneumonia. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
91173
Concept ID:
C0358314
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Vaccine

Preparations containing substances with antigenic properties administered to activate the immune system, thereby inducing an immune response. [from NCI]

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

Cystic fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a multisystem disease affecting epithelia of the respiratory tract, exocrine pancreas, intestine, hepatobiliary system, and exocrine sweat glands. Morbidities include progressive obstructive lung disease with bronchiectasis, frequent hospitalizations for pulmonary disease, pancreatic insufficiency and malnutrition, recurrent sinusitis and bronchitis, and male infertility. Pulmonary disease is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in CF. Meconium ileus occurs at birth in 15%-20% of newborns with CF. More than 95% of males with CF are infertile. Congenital absence of the vas deferens (CAVD) is generally identified during evaluation of infertility or as an incidental finding at the time of a surgical procedure. Hypoplasia or aplasia of the vas deferens and seminal vesicles may occur either bilaterally or unilaterally. Testicular development and function and spermatogenesis are usually normal. [from GTR]

MedGen UID:
41393
Concept ID:
C0010674
Disease or Syndrome
4.

Fibrosis

Any pathological condition where fibrous connective tissue invades any organ, usually as a consequence of inflammation or other injury. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
5179
Concept ID:
C0016059
Pathologic Function
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