What immunization error can most likely occur if vaccines are kept in the same refrigerator as other drugs?

A. The vaccine could be stored incorrectly.
B. Contraindication could be ignored.
C. A reconstitution error might occur.
D. The injection may be non-sterile.
E. The injection may occur at the wrong site.


Answer C is correct.

  • Incorrect storage can lead to reconstitution errors: The drug may be given to the client in mistake for a vaccine or may be used instead of the correct diluent to reconstitute a freeze-dried powder vaccine.