Glossary of vaccine brand names and abbreviations

Generic abbreviation

Vaccine trade name

Sponsor

Target antigens or disease

Schedule and funded vaccines

Ad-26-CV COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen Janssen coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

BCG

BCG Vaccine SSI

Serum Institute India

tuberculosis (TB)

4CMenB

Bexsero

GSK

group B recombinant meningococcal vaccine

ChAd-CV COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca AstraZeneca COVID-19

DTaP-IPV

Infanrix-IPV

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliovirus

DTaP-IPV-HepB/Hib

Infanrix-Hexa

GSK

diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated poliovirus, hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenzae type b

HepA

Havrix

GSK

hepatitis A

HepB

Engerix-B

GSK

hepatitis B

Hib-PRP-T

Hiberix

GSK

Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugated with tetanus toxoid

HPV9

Gardasil 9

MSD

human papillomavirus (9-valent)

IPV

IPOL

sanofi-aventis

inactivated poliovirus

QIV

Afluria Quad

Seqirus

influenza – quadrivalent

MenC

NeisVac-C

Pfizer

meningococcal group C conjugate

MenACWY-D

Menactra

sanofi-aventis

quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine conjugated with diphtheria toxoid

MMR

Priorix

GSK

measles, mumps, rubella

mRNA-CV Comirnaty Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19

PCV10

Synflorix

GSK

pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (10‑valent)

PCV13

Prevenar 13

Pfizer

pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (13‑valent)

23PPV

Pneumovax 23

Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD)

pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (23-valent)

RV1

Rotarix

GSK

rotavirus

Tdap

Boostrix

GSK

tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis

Tdap-IPV

Boostrix IPV

GSK

tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliovirus

VV

Varivax

MSD

varicella (chickenpox; varicella-zoster virus)

ZV

Zostavax

MSD

zoster (shingles; varicella-zoster virus)

Other available vaccines (excluding travel vaccines)

HepA

Avaxim

sanofi-aventis

hepatitis A

HepA-typhoid

Vivaxim

sanofi-aventis

hepatitis A and Salmonella typhi

HepB-HepA

Twinrix / Twinrix Junior

GSK

hepatitis A and B

MenACWY-T

Nimenrix

Pfizer

quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine conjugated with tetanus toxoid

MMR

M-M-R-II

MSD

measles mumps rubella

Tdap

Adacel

sanofi-aventis

tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis

Tdap-IPV

Adacel-Polio

sanofi-aventis

tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis and inactivated poliovirus

VV

Varilrix

GSK

varicella (varicella-zoster virus)

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