poliovirus vaccine inactivated

(IPV) [USP] a suspension of formalin-inactivated poliovirus, types I, II, and III, grown in monkey kidney cell tissue culture, administered intramuscularly or subcutaneously for immunization against poliomyelitis in infants, children, and adolescents, as well as adults at increased risk of exposure. Called also Salk v.

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