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Term: Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2011-05-05


An immunization against influenza that includes three virus strains: two from the human influenza A subtypes and one from the influenza B lineages. TIV is reformulated annually to compensate for variation in the antigen strains.

Please see the Canada Communicable Disease Report by the Public Health Agency of Canada for more information.

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  • Public Health Agency of Canada. Statement on Seasonal Trivalent Inactivated Influenza Vaccine (TIV) for 2010-2011: Canadian Communicable Disease Report (last update: August 2010). 2011. [Abstract] (View)

Term used in 

  • Chartier M, Finlayson G, Prior H, McGowan K, Chen H, de Rocquigny J, Walld R, Gousseau M. Health and Healthcare Utilization of Francophones in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)
  • Hilderman T, Katz A, Derksen S, McGowan K, Chateau D, Kurbis C, Allison S, Reimer JN. Manitoba Immunization Study. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2011. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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