Ensure Your Pharmacy Stores and Uses Diluents Properly

The spotlight on Shingrix will lead to a bigger need to prevent errors with vaccine diluents.

That's because Shingrix now joins Varivax III, M-M-R II, and other vaccines that require reconstitution with a diluent before administration.

These vials usually contain sterile water or 0.9% sodium chloride...or a special "adjuvant" to boost the vaccine's immune response.

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