Definitions for "Therapeutic Vaccine"
Keywords:  vaccine, boost, immune, hiv, broaden
An injected therapy consisting of synthetic HIV antigen (e.g., gp160) that is administered to people who already have HIV. It is supposed to heighten and broaden the immune response to HIV, helping to halt disease progression.
A vaccine-like product used with the aim of improving the immune function of someone who already has an infection, rather than of preventing the infection.
A vaccine which specifically stimulates the immune system for the treatment of a certain pre-existing disease