haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine

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Haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine n.
Abbr. Hib
A vaccine made up of Haemophilus influenza type b polysaccharide that has been conjugated with protein and that is administered to children at about age 15 months; it immunizes against infection by type b Haemophilus influenzae.

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