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Live attenuated rotavirus
Amounts are based on a 2 mL dose (by mouth, not as an injection)
Salts: help maintain the stability and pH of the vaccine
Carbohydrates: normally used as stabilizers in vaccines
Attenuated: The pathogen is weakened but not completely inactivated. Attenuated pathogens are too weak to cause disease in almost all people.
Carbohydrates: another name for sugars
Emulsifier: a substance that helps to keep the ingredients mixed together
pH: a measure of how acidic or basic a solution is. The scale ranges from 0 (very acidic) to 14 (very basic). A pH of 7 is neutral.
Sodium citrate dihydrate:
Sodium phosphate Monobasic Monohydrate:
Last updated: Mar. 2, 2023
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