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.

quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine
A synthetic vaccine consisting of hemagglutinin (HA) antigens derived from four inactivated influenza viruses, two different influenza type A strains and two different influenza type B strains, with protective immunizing activity. Quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) is formulated annually, based on influenza strains projected to be prevalent in the upcoming flu season. Upon administration, the QIV provides active immunization against the four influenza virus strains, thereby protecting against influenza infection. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Fluzone Quadrivalent
Fluzone Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine
quadrivalent influenza vaccine