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Aged 70 to 79 - There's now a vaccine to help protect you against Shingles

Department of Health

This leaflet describes shingles and the benefits of the vaccination. If you are aged 70 - 79, there is now a vaccine that can reduce your chances of getting shingles or reduce the severity of it's symptoms should you develop the disease.

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ANCA/MPO/PR3 Antibodies

Lab Tests Online UK

To test for certain autoimmune disorders, specifically small vessel vasculitities such as Granulomatosis with polyangitis (GPA formerly known as Wegners Granulomatosis (WG), microscopic polyangitis (MPA), Churg-Strauss Syndrome and a few others

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Anti-dsDNA

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As Antibody to ds-DNA Native double-stranded DNA antibody Anti-DNA Double stranded DNA antibody This test measures the amount of antibody to double-stranded deoxyribonucleic acid (anti-dsDNA) that may be present in the blood. An...

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Anti-LKM-1

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Liver Kidney Microsomal Type 1 Antibodies, LKM1 Antibodies, Anti-Liver/Kidney Microsomal Antibodies Type 1, Anti-LKM1, Anti-P450 2D6 Antibody. To help diagnose autoimmune hepatitis and distinguish it from other causes of liv...

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Arm against Cervical Cancer - Your guide to the HPV vaccination

Department of Health

Leaflet giving information about the HPV vaccination given to girls aged 12 to 18 to protect them against cervical cancer. It gives information about cervical cancer, HPV and how it spreads, the vaccine and side effects of having the vaccine. It repl...

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Autoantibodies

Lab Tests Online UK

Antibodies are proteins produced by a person's immune system that help the body to recognise and get rid of infection. Autoantibodies are antibodies that recognise parts of our own body. Autoantibodies can be found in healthy people, particularly as ...

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Autoimmune Disorders

Lab Tests Online UK

The immune system is the body’s means of protection against "foreign" substances such as bacteria and viruses. It is composed of two major parts. One component involves proteins such as antibodies. These recognise "foreign" substances and cause them ...

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Extractable Nuclear Antigen Antibodies

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Antibodies to Saline-extracted Antigens, Anti-RNP, Anti-Ribonucleoprotein, Anti-U(1)RNP, Anti-SmRNP, Anti-SSA, SSA (Ro), Anti-Sjögren Syndrome A, Anti-SSB, SSB (La), Anti-Sjögren Syndrome B, Anti-Sm, Smith Antibody, Scl-70, Anti-Topois...

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Guide to immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age

Department of Health

This booklet describes all the routine childhood immunisations for babies up to 13 months of age. Immunisation is the safest and most effective way of protecting your baby against serious diseases. Includes information on the new Rotavirus vaccine, a...

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HLA-B27

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: HLA-B27 antigen; B27 To find out whether you have human leucocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) on the surface of your cells; to help assess whether you might have an autoimmune disorder associated with the presence of HLA-B27

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If you could get pregnant...act now to protect against German Measles

Department of Health

German Measles caught during pregnancy can very seriously damage your unborn baby. You should make sure you are protected against rubella before you get pregnant. This flyer is aimed at young women.

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Immunisations at secondary school - your questions answered

Department of Health

Introduction This guide is for young people aged 11 to 19, and their parents or guardians. It outlines and explains; the immunisations that are given to young people usually when they are still at school, why these immunisations are needed, and w...

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Measles

the NHS website

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness. Anyone can get measles if they haven't been vaccinated or had it before, although it's most common in children aged between one and four years old.

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Measles - don't let your child catch it

Department of Health

The number of children catching measles is rising. To be protected they need to be immunised with the MMR vaccine. Children under the age of 18 years who have missed their MMR vaccination should have the vaccine to stop them getting measles. This lea...

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Measles - don't let your child catch it (GP flyer)

Department of Health

Measles is in the news again. There have been serious outbreaks in Wales and England and the number of children catching measles is rising. This flyer for GPs answers some common questions about measles and the MMR vaccine.

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Methotrexate

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Ebetrex; MTX; Maxtrex; Metoject To detect and evaluate toxic concentrations of methotrexate. Methotrexate is a drug that has been in use since the 1960s. It is primarily used to treat childhood acute lymp...

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MMR Vaccination

Department of Health

This flyer is aimed at 16 - 24 year olds who may have had only one MMR dose. It gives information about Mumps and the importance of having two MMR vaccines to be fully protected.

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Mumps

the NHS website

Mumps is a contagious viral infection that used to be common in children before the introduction of the MMR vaccine. It's most recognisable by the painful swellings at the side of the face under the ears (the parotid glands), giving a person with ...

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Protecting your baby against rotavirus

Department of Health

From 1st July 2013, the routine childhood immunisation schedule will include a vaccine to protect babies against rotavirus infection - a common cause of diarrhoea and vomiting that can become serious. This leaflet describes what rotavirus is, which ...

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Protecting your baby against rotavirus - flyer

Department of Health

From 1st July 2013, the routine childhood immunisation schedule will include a vaccine to protect babies against rotavirus infection - a common cause of diarrhoea and vomiting that can become serious. This flyer describes the disease and the vaccine...

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Protecting your child against flu

Department of Health

This year, two and three year-olds are being offered a vaccine against flu, in the form of a nasal spray. This is the first age-group to get the vaccine as part of a programme that aims to protect all children aged two to 16 years. To see how best t...

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Quantitative Immunoglobulins

Lab Tests Online UK

Also Known As: Total Immunoglobulins; Immunoglobulin A; IgA; Immunoglobulin G; IgG; Immunoglobulin M; IgM Formal Name: Immunoglobulins, Quantitative To help evaluate a person's immune system status; to detect and monit...

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Rubella

the NHS website

Rubella (German measles) is an infectious disease that is caused by a virus. It can cause a high temperature (fever) of 38ºC (100.4ºF) or over, and a distinctive red-pink rash. In most cases, rubella is a mild condition, but it can be serious in preg...

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TB, BCG vaccine and your baby

Department of Health

This leaflet is about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination that is being offered to protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB).

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Travel vaccinations

the NHS website

People who are travelling outside the UK may need to be vaccinated against some of the serious diseases that are found in other parts of the world. Vaccination can protect you against becoming infected with a range of serious diseases, such as choler...

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Vaccine Damage Payments

Department for Work and Pensions

If you are severely disabled as a result of a vaccination, you may be able to get a Vaccine Damage Payment. This is a oneoff, taxfree payment to help with extra costs you may face. Not all vaccinations are covered.

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Whooping cough and pregnancy - your questions answered

Department of Health

There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from 16 weeks...

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Whooping cough and pregnancy - your questions answered

Department of Health

There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from 16 weeks...

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Yellow fever

the NHS website

Yellow fever is a serious viral disease that's usually spread by a type of mosquito known as the Aedes aegypti mosquito. It can be prevented with a vaccination.

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