MSH: Suspensions of killed or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, or rickettsiae), antigenic proteins derived from them, or synthetic constructs, administered for the prevention, amelioration, or treatment of infectious and other diseases.,CSP: prophylactic or therapeutic preparation given to produce immune response to pathogenic organisms or substances; vaccines are used not only in infectious disease prevention and treatment, but in neoplastic and autoimmune disease treatment, control of fertility, drug abuse control etc.,NCI: A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses. A vaccine can help the body recognize and destroy cancer cells or microorganisms.,NCI: Preparations containing substances with antigenic properties administered to activate the immune system, thereby inducing an immune response. Vaccines range from inactivated or attenuated microorganisms (bacteria and viruses), enhance

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