PCV1Porcine Circovirus Type 1
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While acknowledging that the entire short and long term risks from the porcine circoviruses PCV1 and PCV2 are as yet unknown, the advisory panel decided that 'the benefits of the vaccine trump its risks.
The risks from PCV1 and PCV2 are real and potentially testable by analyzing lymphoid tissues, which is where the human immunodeficiency virus hides during its latency period.
The FDA recommended in March that doctors temporarily suspend use of GSK's Rotarix vaccine after an independent lab using new technology detected PCV1 DNA in the rotavirus vaccine given to infants 2 to 6 months of age.
Preliminary testing by both the academic researchers and FDA scientists of another licensed vaccine against rotavirus infection, RotaTeq, has not detected components of PCV1.
Recommend use of RotaTeq vaccine be suspended until Merck can guarantee it is free of PCV1 and PCV2 and other adventitious agents;