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rubella virus vaccine, live


Definition: a live virus vaccine originally prepared from duck embryos (HPV77) but now prepared from human diploid cell cultures infected with rubella virus (RA27/3); administered as a single subcutaneous injection.

See: measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine

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