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  • Zoster (Shingles)
  • Administering Vaccines

A patient was inadvertently given Shingrix by the subcutaneous rather than the intramuscular route. Does the dose need to be repeated?

Shingrix has been shown to be immunogenic when given by the subcutaneous route. A dose erroneously given by this route does not need to be repeated.

Last reviewed: March 9, 2022

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