Polio immunization (vaccine)

Alternative Names

Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV); Salk vaccine; IPV

Definition of Polio immunization (vaccine)

Polio immunization protects against , a severe disease that leads to the loss of movement.

Review

David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. – 11/2/2009

Poliomyelitis

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