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Mon Apr 29, 2013 10:49 AM CDT

Question: Can you tell me what the shelf life of a modified live vaccine is after you open and mix it?

Answer: This is a great question and there is a lot of misinformation about this. What I am about to say may shock many of you.

Modified live vaccines (MLVs) should be used within an hour or less of being mixed if the outside temperature is 85°F or warmer. In cases where the vaccine, syringe or tubing leading to a dosing syringe is exposed to sunlight and heat, the time ...

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