The vaccine for Japanese Encephalitis is?
A. Live (mutant) vaccine
B. Killed vaccine
C. Live (attenuated) vaccine
D. Live (recombinant) vaccine
Correct answer : B. Killed vaccine
- The vaccine for Japanese Encephalitis is a killed vaccine.
- The virus is grown in mouse brain and is inactivated by formalin.
- Influenza vaccine can be of various types – Live (mutant), Live (attenuated) and Live (recombinant) forms.
Ref: Ananthanarayan and Paniker’s Textbook of Microbiology, 9th edition, p452.