Vaccine Acronyms & Abbreviations :

AVA    :  Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed
BCG    :  Bacille Calmette-Guérin (Tuberculosis) Vaccine
ccIIV3    :  Cell-Culture Inactivated Influenza Vaccine, Trivalent (Flucelvax®)
DPT    :   Replaced by the term DTP (see DTP for description)
DT    :   Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids, pediatric formulation
DTaP    :   Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine, pediatric formulation (replaced DTP)
DTP or (DTwP)    :   Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine, pediatric formulation (no longer available)
eIPV     :   Enhanced inactivated polio vaccine
HAV     :   Hepatitis A Virus
HbOC      :   Haemophilus b Oligosaccharide Conjugate (Hib) Vaccine (no longer available)
HBV      :   Hepatitis B Virus
HepA     :     Hepatitis A Vaccine
HepB     :     Hepatitis B Vaccine
Hib      :   Haemophilus influenzae type b
Hib-MenCY-TT     :     Hib-Meningococcal (Bivalent) Conjugate Vaccine (MenHibrix®)
HPV     :     Human Papillomavirus
HPV2      :   Human Papillomavirus vaccine, bivalent (Cervarix®)
HPV4      :   Human Papillomavirus vaccine, quadrivalent (Gardasil®)
HZV      :   Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine (formerly called ZOS)
IPV      :   Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine
IIV      :   Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (formerly called TIV)
IIV3      :   Inactivated Influenza Vaccine, Trivalent
IIV4      :   Inactivated Influenza Vaccine, Quadrivalent
JE      :   Japanese Encephalitis
JE-MB     :     Inactivated, mouse brain-derived Japanese encephalitis vaccine (JE-Vax®) (no longer available)
JE-VC      :   Inactivated, Vero cell culture-derived Japanese encephalitis vaccine (Ixiaro®)
LAIV       :   Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasal Spray)
LAIV4      :   Live, Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Quadrivalent)
MCV       :   Measles antigen-containing vaccines
MCV4     :     Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (Quadravalent)
MenACWY-CRM      :   Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine, Quadrivalent (Menveo®)
MenACWY-D      :   Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine, Quadrivalent (Menactra®)
MMR      :   Measles, Mumps & Rubella Vaccine
MMRV     :     Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella Vaccine
MPSV4      :   Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (Quadravalent)
MR     :     Measles-rubella Vaccine
OPV      :   Oral Polio Vaccine (no longer available)
PCV7 (or PCV)       :   Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (7-valent) (no longer available)
PCV13      :   Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (13-valent) (replaced PCV7)
PPV23 (or PPV)      :     Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (23-valent) (replaced by the term PPSV23)
PPSV23      :   Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (23-valent) (formerly called PPV or PPV23)
PRP      :   Polyribosylribitol Phosphate Polysaccharide (Hib) Vaccine (no longer available)
PRP-D     :     Polyribosylribitol Phosphate-Diphtheria Conjugate (Hib) Vaccine (no longer available)
PRP-OMP     :     Polyribosylribitol Phosphate-Outer Membrane Protein Conjugate (Hib) Vaccine
PRP-T    :      Polyribosylribitol Phosphate-Tetanus Conjugate (Hib) Vaccine
PRV      :   Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine (i.e., RotaTeq®) (replaced by the term ROTA, then by RV5)
RIV3     :  Recombinant Influenza Vaccine, Trivalent (Flublok®)
ROTA     :  Rotavirus Vaccine (replaced by the terms RV1 and RV5)
RRV-TV    :   Live, tetravalent rotavirus vaccine (RotaShield™) (no longer available)
RV1    :   Rotavirus Vaccine, monovalent (Rotarix®) (formerly called ROTA)
RV5    :   Rotavirus Vaccine, pentavalent (RotaTeq®) (formerly called ROTA)
Td    :   Tetanus & diphtheria Vaccine, adult/adolescent formulation
Tdap     :   Tetanus, diphtheria & acellular pertussis vaccine, adult/adolescent formulation
TIV     :  Trivalent (Inactivated) Influenza Vaccine (replaced by the term IIV)
TT     :   Tetanus Toxoid (no longer available)
Ty21a    :   Live Oral Typhoid Vaccine
VAR    :   Varicella Vaccine
ViCPS    :  Vi Capsular Polysaccharide (Inactivated Typhoid) Vaccine
VZV    :  Varicella Zoster Virus
YF     :  Yellow Fever
ZOS    :  Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine (replaced by the term HZV)

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