LYMPHOSEEK vials should be stored at room temperature. LYMPHOSEEK injections are prepared by radiolabeling with technetium Tc 99m and diluting with the supplied diluent or sterile 0.9% sodium chloride prior to use. Recommended administration routes are subcutaneous, intradermal, subareolar, or peritumoral.
Review this section for more information on how to use LYMPHOSEEK in your patients to assist in the localization of lymph nodes draining a primary tumor site.
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