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Vaccin muqueux

English translation: mucosal vaccine

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French term or phrase:Vaccin muqueux
English translation:mucosal vaccine
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12:17 Aug 10, 2006
French to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical (general) / AIDS, vaccines
French term or phrase: Vaccin muqueux
administered vaginally or rectally, designed to stimulate the production of mucous antibodies to prevent sexual transmission. The obvious translation is "mucous vaccine" but almost no Google hits...

Also - can anyone confirm spelling of "mucus" (noun) cf. "mucous" adjective?
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:03
mucosal vaccine
Plenty of Ghits
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David Sirett
Local time: 18:03
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Thanks David (and others for agreeing) - with hindsight so obvious!
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4 +5mucosal vaccine
David Sirett

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mucosal vaccine

Plenty of Ghits

    Reference: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/eid/vol6no2/vanginkle.htm
David Sirett
Local time: 18:03
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Thanks David (and others for agreeing) - with hindsight so obvious!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Rachel Fell: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/depsta/dentistry/research/res05/mucosal...
1 min

agree  Helen Genevier: and mucosal antibodies (rather than mucous)
2 mins

agree  Angela Dickson
3 mins

agree  Dr Sue Levy
38 mins

agree  Michael Lotz
1 hr
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