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Immunization: You Call the Shots
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General Recommendations
on Immunization
 
 Objectives
 Antigens & Antibodies
 Active & Passive Immunity
 Types of Vaccines
 General Rules
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Types of Vaccines

Here are some terms you may hear in relation to the general
classification of vaccines. To read a definition of each term,
click on buttons below.


Live Attenuated
Viral
Bacterial
Inactivated
Whole-Cell Virus
Fractional
Toxoid
Subunit
Polysaccharide
Conjugate

Fractional vaccines

Fractional vaccines are inactivated vaccines made from pieces
of bacteria or viruses.