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Acta Pediátrica Costarricense

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PORRAS-ZAMORA, Caterina  and  PORRAS, Oscar. Vademecum. Acta pediátr. costarric [online]. 2008, vol.20, n.2, pp.106-118. ISSN 1409-0090.

This article is a review of the existing literature on the pharmacology of the different vaccine preparations offered in Costa Rica. It identifies the available vaccines at Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social [Costa Rican Social Security Institution]. It presents tables of the registered vaccines available in Costa Rica´s drugstores, organised by name, indication and manufacturing company. In a series of tables, it shows the details of antigens and excipients of vaccines available in Costa Rica.

Keywords : vaccines; adyuvants; dosage; excipients; trade name; manufacturer; storage.

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