Influenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) live (attenuated) antigen

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Identification

Name
Influenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) live (attenuated) antigen
Accession Number
DB14447
Description

A seasonally-specific component of the influenza vaccine. The influenza vaccine, also known as the "flu shot", is a vaccine that protects against infection from the influenza viruses. Vaccines provide protection from influenza by exposing the immune system to the virus (or parts of the virus) which stimulates an immunological defence against future exposure to the virus, or "antigen". This defence includes the production of humoral immunity through the development of antibodies (through memory B cells) and of cell-mediated immunity through the production of T-lymphocytes. Upon re-exposure to infectious influenza virus, the immune system is prepared to identify and destroy the virus as there are circulating antibodies that recognize that particular component of the virus that it was previously exposed to.

There are two basic types of vaccines available: inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) and live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV). Inactivated vaccines contain a virus particle that has been grown in media and then subsequently killed, or inactivated, through exposure to heat or chemicals such as formaldehyde 3. Inactivated virus cannot replicate, and therefore cannot cause disease from infection, even in immunocompromised individuals. In contrast, live vaccines are produced from "wild-type" or disease-causing viruses that have been attenuated, or weakened, through various laboratory techniques. Live vaccines maintain their replicative ability.

Type
Biotech
Groups
Approved
Biologic Classification
Vaccines
Attenuated
Synonyms
  • Influenza a Virus A/uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) Live(attenuated) Antigen
  • Influenza a Virus H3N2 Live Antigen, A

Pharmacology

Indication
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Pharmacodynamics
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Toxicity
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Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Products

Mixture Products
NameIngredientsDosageRouteLabellerMarketing StartMarketing EndRegionImage
FluMistInfluenza A virus A/Uruguay/716/2007(H3N2) live (attenuated) antigen (10000000 1/0.2mL) + Influenza A virus A/South Dakota/6/2007 (H1N1) live (attenuated) antigen (10000000 1/0.2mL) + Influenza B virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 live (attenuated) antigen (10000000 1/0.2mL)SprayNasalMed Immune, Llc2009-07-172010-04-19Us

Categories

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Classification
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Chemical Identifiers

UNII
55QXD8HC6H
CAS number
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References

General References
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Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount
4Active Not RecruitingPreventionImmune Response / Influenza, Human1
4CompletedNot AvailableFlu caused by Influenza1
4CompletedNot AvailableHealthy Volunteers1
4CompletedBasic ScienceFlu caused by Influenza8
4CompletedBasic ScienceImmune Response to Influenza Vaccine / Influenza A Virus Infection / Influenza B Virus Infection1
4CompletedHealth Services ResearchInfluenza, Human / Pneumonia1
4CompletedPreventionAsthma1
4CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza7
4CompletedPreventionFlu caused by Influenza / Healthy Volunteers1
4CompletedPreventionInfluenza Vaccines Efficacy and Safety1

Pharmacoeconomics

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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
FormRouteStrength
SprayNasal
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Properties

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Experimental Properties
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Drug created on July 05, 2018 12:03 / Updated on June 12, 2020 10:53

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