Immune responses to vaccine antigens enhanced through adjuvant use

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Immune responses to vaccine antigens enhanced through adjuvant use

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Mary Nowlan

The dose-sparing role of adjuvants is important for rapid accessibility to pandemic strain-specific vaccines [Image: Garrett Dipuma on Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 2.0]

Vaccine adjuvants, in many different guises, are commonly used in vaccines and can augment the quality of immune responses to vaccine antigens. This article looks at the advantages of adjuvants, their diversity and why they are often needed

Key points, Infants and older adults have poorer responses to vaccines than the general population. The addition of adjuvants enhances the immune response to va, Pract Green w Pale Yellow
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