Definition of Booster dose

1. Noun. An additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective.

Exact synonyms: Booster, Booster Shot, Recall Dose
Generic synonyms: Dosage, Dose



Definition of Booster dose

1. Noun. A dose of an antigen designed to strengthen immunity after an earlier immunizing dose. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Booster dose

1. A dose given at some time after an initial dose to enhance the effect, said usually of antigens for the production of antibodies. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Booster dose

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1. Health Information for International Travel by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"A booster dose is recommended between 4 and 6 years of age. The booster dose is not necessary if the fourth dose in the primary series was given after the ..."

2. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"If the exposed person has inadequate antibody, one dose of HBIG should be given along with a vaccine booster dose (1 mL or 20 meg) at a different site. ..."

3. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A booster dose is recommended between 4 and 6 years of age. The booster dose is not necessary if the fourth dose in the primary series was given after the ..."

4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... a "booster" dose of vaccine produced complement-fixing antibodies in titers of 1:512 dilution or higher, lasting for at least a month in'several ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"80. Dreesen DW, Bernard KW, Parker RA, et al. Immune complex disease in 23 persons following a booster dose of rabies human diploid cell vaccine. ..."

6. Recommended Infection-Control Practices for Dentistry edited by Barbara F. Gooch (1998)
"If inadequate, hepatitis B vaccine booster dose 1. Worker should receive 2 doses HBIG (give second dose 1 month after the first dose) -OR- 2. ..."

7. Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services: Put Prevention Into Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"A booster dose should be received at 4-6 years of age, preferably at or before ... If the third dose is given before the age of 4 years, a booster dose ..."

8. National Health and Safety Performance Standards: Guidelines for Out-Of-Home by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... before exposure shall be given a booster dose of DTP vaccine unless a booster dose is contraindicated. c) Children who do not meet the criteria outlined ..."

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