NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

Haemophilus influenzae b vaccine
A vaccine against serotype b of the Gram-negative bacterium H. influenzae (Hib). Hib vaccines contain polysaccharide-protein conjugate antigens that produce greater host immune responses than first-generation purified polysaccharide vaccine. These vaccines may differ with regard to use of protein carriers, polysaccharides, diluents, and preservatives. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine
Haemophilus b oligosaccharide conjugate vacccine
Haemophilus influenzae B Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine (PRP-OMP)
Haemophilus influenzae B Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine (PRP-T)
Hib TITER vaccine
US brand name:ActHIB