yellow fever vaccine
- a living, attenuated strain (17D) of yellow fever virus propagated in embryonated fowl eggs;
- a suspension of dried mouse brain infected with French neurotropic (Dakar) strain of yellow fever virus, administered topically by the scratch method; not officially recommended in the U.S. because of meningoencephalitic reactions.
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