May 10, 2011
Fluzone Intradermal Vaccine Approved for Influenza Immunization
Fluzone Intradermal uses a novel microinjection system featuring an ultra-fine needle that is that is 0.06 inches (1.5mm) in length and contains 9mcg of hemagglutinin per strain of influenza in a 0.1mL dose. Fluzone, given intramuscularly, is administered utilizing a needle 1–1.5 inches (25–38mm) in length and contains 15mcg of hemagglutinin per strain of influenza in a 0.5mL dose.
Fluzone Intradermal will be available for the upcoming 2011–2012 influenza season.
For more information call (800) VACCINE or visit www.sanofipasteur.us.