Anthrax vaccine

Kathryn Dzintars, PharmD, BCPS
Pediatric Dosing Author: Lisa Hutchins, PharmD


  • Anthrax vaccine (AVA, BioThrax), killed vaccine made from the cell-free filtrate of the nonencapsulated, attenuated strain of B. anthracis culture that contains no live bacteria (note: a live attenuated vaccine was manufactured in the former USSR, but no longer available).

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Last updated: July 3, 2020