The nurse is preparing to administer human immune globulin to a patient. The nurse explains to the patient that these types of vaccines are
• Immune globulin is a sterile solution of antibodies obtained from a pool of human blood. They are administered to protect against many infectious diseases, but immunity is temporary.
• Killed microbes describe killed or inactivated vaccines.
• A decrease in potency describes attenuated or live vaccines.
• Inactive toxic compounds