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Charlotte Lozier Institute

Phone: 202-223-8073
Fax: 571-312-0544

2776 S. Arlington Mill Dr.
#803
Arlington, VA 22206

Fetal Tissue, Stem Cells & BioethicsMaternal & Public Health

Cell Lines Used for Viral Vaccine Production

Vaccines Licensed for Use in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

 

Current FDA list accessed 4 January 2021

 

View this chart as a PDF here

 

Use of Cell Lines for Vaccine Production

  No fetal cells
  fetal cells

—  no cell lines – bacteria grow independently

Vaccine Product Name
(linked to FDA vaccine page
including package insert)
Vaccine Trade Name
WI-38 Adenovirus Type 4 and Type 7 Vaccine, Live, Oral No Trade Name
Anthrax Vaccine Adsorbed Biothrax
BCG Live BCG Vaccine
BCG Live TICE BCG
Cholera Vaccine Live Oral Vaxchora
Vero Dengue Tetravalent Vaccine, Live DENGVAXIA
Diphtheria & Tetanus Toxoids Adsorbed No Trade Name
Diphtheria & Tetanus Toxoids & Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed Infanrix
Diphtheria & Tetanus Toxoids & Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed DAPTACEL
Yeast (HepB)

Vero (polio)

— diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

Diphtheria & Tetanus Toxoids & Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed, Hepatitis B (recombinant) and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Combined Pediarix
Vero (polio)

— diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine KINRIX
Vero (polio)

— diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis

Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed and Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine Quadracel
Yeast (HepB)

Vero (polio)

— diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, haemophilus

Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus b Conjugate [Meningococcal Protein Conjugate] and Hepatitis B [Recombinant] Vaccine VAXELIS
Vero (polio)

— diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, haemophilus

Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate) Vaccine Pentacel
Vero Ebola Zaire Vaccine, Live ERVEBO
Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Meningococcal Protein Conjugate) PedvaxHIB
Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate) ActHIB
Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine (Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate) Hiberix
MRC-5 Hepatitis A Vaccine, Inactivated Havrix
MRC-5 Hepatitis A Vaccine, Inactivated VAQTA
MRC-5 (HepA)

Yeast (HepB)

Hepatitis A Inactivated and Hepatitis B (Recombinant) Vaccine Twinrix
Yeast Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) Recombivax HB
Yeast Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) Engerix-B
Yeast Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant), Adjuvanted HEPLISAV-B
Yeast Human Papillomavirus Quadrivalent (Types 6, 11, 16, 18) Vaccine, Recombinant Gardasil
Yeast Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant Gardasil 9
Insect cells Human Papillomavirus Bivalent (Types 16, 18) Vaccine, Recombinant Cervarix
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccine No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine, H5N1 (for National Stockpile) No Trade Name
Chicken eggs Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Monovalent Vaccine, Adjuvanted No Trade Name
MDCK cells Influenza A (H5N1) Monovalent Vaccine, Adjuvanted AUDENZ
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine, Adjuvanted FLUAD QUADRIVALENT
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine, Adjuvanted FLUAD
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine AFLURIA QUADRIVALENT
MDCK cells Influenza Vaccine Flucelvax Quadrivalent
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Afluria
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
FluLaval
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine, Live, Intranasal
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
FluMist
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Fluarix
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Fluvirin
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Agriflu
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Fluzone, Fluzone High-Dose and Fluzone Intradermal
 MDCK cells Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Trivalent, Types A and B)
Flucelvax
Insect cells Influenza Vaccine (Trivalent) Flublok
Insect cells Influenza Vaccine (Quadrivalent) Flublok Quadrivalent
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine, Live, Intranasal
(Quadrivalent, Types A and Types B)
FluMist Quadrivalent
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Quadrivalent, Types A and Types B)
Fluarix Quadrivalent
Chicken eggs Influenza Virus Vaccine
(Quadrivalent, Types A and Types B)
Fluzone Quadrivalent
Chicken eggs Influenza Vaccine Flulaval Quadrivalent
Vero Japanese Encephalitis Virus Vaccine, Inactivated, Adsorbed Ixiaro
Chick cells (Measles, Mumps)

WI-38 (Rubella)

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella Virus Vaccine, Live M-M-R II
Chick cells (Measles, Mumps)

WI-38 (Rubella)

MRC-5 (Varicella-Zoster)

Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella Virus Vaccine Live ProQuad
Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y, and W-135) Oligosaccharide Diphtheria CRM197 Conjugate Vaccine Menveo
Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine Menactra
Meningococcal Group B Vaccine BEXSERO
Meningococcal Group B Vaccine TRUMENBA
Meningococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine, Groups A, C, Y and W-135 Combined Menomune-A/C/Y/W-135
Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y, W) Conjugate Vaccine MenQuadfi
Plague Vaccine No trade name
Pneumococcal Vaccine, Polyvalent Pneumovax 23
Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine
(Diphtheria CRM197 Protein)
Prevnar 13
Poliovirus Vaccine Inactivated (Human Diploid Cell) Poliovax (discontinued in U.S.)
Vero Poliovirus Vaccine Inactivated (Monkey Kidney Cell) IPOL
MRC-5 Rabies Vaccine Imovax
Chicken cells Rabies Vaccine RabAvert
Monkey cells Rabies Vaccine Adsorbed No Trade Name
Vero Rotavirus Vaccine, Live, Oral ROTARIX
Vero Rotavirus Vaccine, Live, Oral, Pentavalent RotaTeq
Chicken cells Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine, Live, Non-Replicating JYNNEOS
Vero Smallpox (Vaccinia) Vaccine, Live ACAM2000
Tetanus & Diphtheria Toxoids, Adsorbed TDVAX
Tetanus & Diphtheria Toxoids Adsorbed for Adult Use TENIVAC
Tetanus Toxoid Adsorbed No Trade Name
Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed Adacel
Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine, Adsorbed Boostrix
Typhoid Vaccine Live Oral Ty21a Vivotif
Typhoid Vi Polysaccharide Vaccine TYPHIM Vi
MRC-5 Varicella Virus Vaccine Live Varivax
Chicken eggs Yellow Fever Vaccine YF-Vax
MRC-5 Zoster Vaccine, Live, (Oka/Merck) Zostavax
CHO cells Zoster Vaccine Recombinant, Adjuvanted SHINGRIX

 

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