- plague vaccine
- a suspension of killed Yersinia pestis bacilli, used for immunization of persons having occupational or avocational exposure to wild rodents in plague enzootic areas, administered intramuscularly.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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