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October 23, 2014

An adjuvant is a substance that enhances the antigen-specific immune response which induces the release of inflammatory cytokines.  This then stimulates the innate or internal immune response.  The activation of the immune system by adjuvants/substances in the vaccine that could trigger manifestations of autoimmunity or autoimmune disease. Recently a new syndrome was  introduced, autoimmune/inflammatory syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA) in vaccines.

Click on the link below to read the full abstract:

Autoimmune/inflammatory Syndrome Induced By Adjuvants: Clinical and Immunological Spectrum

God bless you and to your good health!

Joyce Gibb MS, CRNP