adjuvant

(redirected from aluminum adjuvant)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
7) At that time, electron microscopy, microanalytical studies, experimental procedures, and an epidemiologic study demonstrated that the lesion is caused by the presence of an aluminum adjuvant used in vaccines against hepatitis A and B virus and tetanus toxoid; the aluminum remains accumulated at the site of injection.
Repetitive exposure to aluminum adjuvants not only disrupts normal immune development, it can also promote "immune hyperactivity, a known risk for autoimmune disease.
This study shows that BioVant is a non-aluminum adjuvant that enhances pathogen-specific immune responses of comparable or greater potency compared to the only adjuvant currently approved for use in humans, namely the aluminum adjuvant," said Dr.