Skin thickness in young infants and adolescents: Applications for intradermal vaccination.

Abstract

As compared with standard intramuscular and subcutaneous vaccines, intradermal (ID) vaccines elicit a more potent immune response in both adults and children, with equivalent dosage or antigen dose sparing. Recently, various devices for ID injection have been developed; the length of needles ranges in 0.6-1.5 mm. However, skin thickness must be measured to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.04.081

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