Injection technique for immunisation
- The importance of injecting vaccines into muscle. Zuckerman, Jane N // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/18/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7271, p1237
Editorial. Presents reasons for the importance of injecting vaccines in muscle. Maximization of the immunogenicity of the vaccine; Minimization of the severity of reactions at the injection site; Role of poor site selection in vaccine failure; Indications that subcutaneous injection are less...
- injection. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p426
An encyclopedia entry for "injection" is presented. The term refers to the introduction of a substance into the body from a syringe through the use of a needle. Methods of injections include intravenous, where drugs are injected into a vein, intramuscular, where drugs are injected into a muscle,...
- Intradermal Hepatitis B Revaccination Is Effective and Economical. // Kidney;Jan/Feb98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p24
Compares the safety of intradermal (ID) versus intramuscular (IM) hepatitis B (HB) revaccination in chronic dialysis patients nonresponsive to IM vaccination. Seroconversion rates in ID and IM patients; Proportion of patients with protective anti-HB titers; Cost of the ID schedule versus other...
- Intradermal Influenza Vaccine Immunogenic in Elderly Patients. Kaye, Donald // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/2008, Vol. 47 Issue 11, pii
The article reports on the clinical study conducted by French private practitioner Robert Arnou and colleagues, which revealed that an intradermal vaccine against the influenza virus, delivered by microinjection, triggers protective levels of antibodies against the virus. Arnou and colleagues...
- intradermal. // Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p306
The article presents information on intradermal injections, or injections made into the skin.
- Routes of Administration for Meningococcal Vaccine. Zepf, Bill // American Family Physician;8/1/2001, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p485
Presents information on a study by F.L. Ruben and others that compared intramuscular and subcutaneous administration of meningococcal vaccine. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that intramuscular and subcutaneous routes were associated with similar immunogenicity.
- Immune-mediated destruction of transfected muscle fibers after direct gene transfer with antigen-expressing plasmid DNA. Davis, H L; Millan, CL Brazolot; Watkins, S C // Gene Therapy;Mar97, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p181
DNA-based immunization of mice by intramuscular injection of antigen-encoding plasmid DNA results in immune responses which may be sustained for extended periods of time without an antigen boost. For example, we have previously shown that a strong humoral response against hepatitis B virus...
- update: immunisation. Stenmark, Judy // Australian Table;Oct2004, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p136
Focuses on the importance of immunization to children and adults. Diseases which can be prevented by immunization; Side effects of immunization.
- An alternative route to influenza immunization. Chambers, Christopher V.; Russell, John J. // Patient Care;Feb2005, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p72
Discusses research being done on serum antibody responses after intradermal vaccination against influenza. Reference to a study by R. B. Belshe and colleagues, published in the 2004 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine"; Analysis of the immunogenicity of influenza vaccine; Findings of...