Structural Biochemistry/Intradermal

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Definition[edit]

Intradermal (ID) drug administration is the injection of a small amount of fluid into the dermal layer of the skin. The needle most commonly used for this technique is the tuberculin syringe with a 26-gauge needle, which is about one-fourth to one-half inch in length. A small amount of swelling in the skin after injection is to be expected.

References[edit]

. "ADMINISTER AN INTRADERMAL INJECTION."Administer Intramuscular, Subcutaneous, and Intradermal Injections. Brookside Associates, n.d. Web.