What is shingles vaccine abbreviation?

Updated February 2018

Vaccine Abbreviation* Trade Name
Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccines (P=Pediatric, A=Adult)
Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate and hepatitis B vaccine Hib-HepB Comvax¶
Herpes zoster (shingles) vaccine
Zoster Vaccine Live ZVL Zostavax

What is polio vaccine code?

90713. Poliovirus vaccine, inactivated, (IPV), for subcutaneous or intramuscular use.

What is another name for polio vaccine?

Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) is the only polio vaccine that has been given in the United States since 2000. It is given by shot in the arm or leg, depending on the person’s age. Oral polio vaccine (OPV) is used in other countries.

What is chickenpox vaccine abbreviation?

VZV. ZOS. Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine. Varicella zoster vaccine. Zoster (shingles) vaccine.

What is NOS vaccine?

Definition: diphtheria, tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine. 0-L. 21. varicella.

What is tetanus vaccine called?

There are 2 vaccines that help protect children against tetanus: DTaP and Tdap.

What is the hepatitis A vaccine called?

Hepatitis A vaccine (Havrix, Vaqta) is used to prevent hepatitis A, a type of liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Hepatitis A is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter from contact with food, drinks, or objects which have been contaminated by feces or stool of an HAV-infected person.

What’s varicella in English?

Chickenpox, also known as varicella, is a highly contagious disease caused by the initial infection with varicella zoster virus (VZV). The disease results in a characteristic skin rash that forms small, itchy blisters, which eventually scab over. It usually starts on the chest, back, and face.

Is hepatitis A vaccine necessary?

All unvaccinated people, along with those who have never had hepatitis A, should be vaccinated before traveling to countries where hepatitis A is common. Travelers to urban areas, resorts, and luxury hotels in countries where hepatitis A is common are still at risk.

How is hepatitis A vaccine made?

The hepatitis A vaccine is made by taking whole hepatitis A virus and killing it with the chemical formaldehyde. Because the virus is inactivated, it cannot possibly cause hepatitis (see How Are Vaccines Made?).

Is it safe to take TT injection?

Rarely, people may have a severe reaction to the vaccines and should avoid them, but these reactions are not common. The tetanus shot is a safe and effective way to prevent tetanus and other dangerous diseases occurring in most cases.