adjuvantation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

adjuvant +‎ -ation

Noun[edit]

adjuvantation (plural adjuvantations)

  1. Conversion into an adjuvant
    • 2014 October 20, Joanne M. Langley et al., “Immunogenicity and Reactogenicity of an Inactivated Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine Administered Intramuscularly to Children 6 to 35 Months of Age in 2012–2013: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled, Multicenter, Multicountry, Clinical Trial”, in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society[1], volume 4, DOI:10.1093/jpids/piu098:
      Strategies for overcoming the reduced immunogenicity of vaccine have included using 2 doses in the first year a child is vaccinated, using a 0.5-ml “adult dose” [ 13 – 15 ], and adjuvantation with oil-in-water emulsions [ 16, 17 ] or virosomes [ 18 ].