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Hepatitis A Vaccine (Code C29090)

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Preferred Name: Hepatitis A Vaccine

Definition: An inactivated virus vaccine that provides active immunization against hepatitis A virus (HAV). Immunization with hepatitis A vaccine induces the formation of anti-HAV antibodies which provide protection against hepatitis A infection.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A vaccine used to prevent infection with the hepatitis A virus, which causes a serious liver disease. The vaccine is made of a weakened form of the virus that cannot cause disease but causes the body's immune system to make antibodies that destroy the hepatitis A virus.

Display Name: Hepatitis A Vaccine

Label: Hepatitis A Vaccine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C29090 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0170300  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Havrix
Hepatitis A Vaccine
hepatitis A vaccine
Hepatitis A Vaccine, Inactivated
Vaqta

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 442110
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 442110 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0170300

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C29090
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source NICHD
Legacy_Concept_Name Hepatitis_A_Vaccine
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Hepatitis A Vaccine
Semantic_Type Immunologic Factor
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C29090

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