Ask the Experts: Dengue: Storage & Handling

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No. You should only use the (0.4% NaCl) diluent provided with the Dengvaxia vaccine vial. Contact your immunization program or the manufacturer for additional guidance.

Last reviewed: February 16, 2022

Store both the vaccine antigen and the diluent in a refrigerator at 36°F–46°F (2°C–8°C). Do not freeze. Protect from light. After reconstitution, administer Dengvaxia immediately or store refrigerated at 36°F–46°F (2°C–8°C) and use within 30 minutes.

Do not use the vaccine if it has been reconstituted for over 30 minutes. Contact your public health immunization program or the manufacturer for advice if vaccination occurs using vaccine that has been reconstituted more than 30 minutes, or in the event of other storage or handling errors.

The manufacturer package insert contains additional information and can be found at

For complete information on vaccine storage and handling best practices and recommendations, please refer to CDC’s Vaccine Storage and Handling Toolkit at

Last reviewed: February 16, 2022

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