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How is the active ingredient of a vaccine?
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics
In brief: Different with each
The active ingredient of any vaccine is the part of the infecting agent, either weakened and live and whole, or a part of the organism after it has been heat- killed, that stimulates your body to make antibodies that protect against a recurring infection with that organism. This preparation is different for each vaccine, based on the type.
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In brief: Different with each
The active ingredient of any vaccine is the part of the infecting agent, either weakened and live and whole, or a part of the organism after it has been heat- killed, that stimulates your body to make antibodies that protect against a recurring infection with that organism. This preparation is different for each vaccine, based on the type.
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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: The main ingredient
The active ingredient, or main ingredient, of a vaccine is the part that causes a person to develop antibodies to protect against a specific germ (virus or bacteria).
The other ingredients include chemicals to help the active ingredient work, chemicals to balance the pH (acidity), preservatives, stabilizers to keep the vaccine potent, etc...

In brief: The main ingredient
The active ingredient, or main ingredient, of a vaccine is the part that causes a person to develop antibodies to protect against a specific germ (virus or bacteria).
The other ingredients include chemicals to help the active ingredient work, chemicals to balance the pH (acidity), preservatives, stabilizers to keep the vaccine potent, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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