See Immunization, hepatitis B.
- Immunization, Td
Td is the vaccine given to children over six and adults as boosters for immunity to diphtheria and tetanus.
- Immunization, varicella
See Chickenpox immunization.
- Immunization, yellow fever
A live attenuated (weakened) viral vaccine that is recommended for people traveling to or living in tropical areas in the Americas and Africa where yellow fever occurs. Because it is a live vaccine, it should not be given to infants or people with immune-system problems. Yellow fever is an acute systemic (bodywide) illness caused by […]
The ability to produce a normal immune response.
Able to develop an immune response. An immunocompetent body is able to recognize antigens and act against them. Immuno- competent is the opposite of immunodeficient.