DPT


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

DPT

 
diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus; used in reference to triple-antigen immunization against these diseases.

DPT

Abbreviation for diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (vaccine). See: diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid, pertussis vaccine.

DPT

diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine).

diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine (DPT)

an active immunizing agent.
indications It is prescribed for the routine immunization of children less than 6 years of age against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.
contraindications Immunosuppressive therapy, active infection, or neurological disorders prohibit its use.
adverse effect The most serious adverse reaction is anaphylaxis.

DPT

Abbreviation for:
Demerol, Phenergan, Thorazine
diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus vaccine
district planning team 
Doctor of Physical Therapy

DPT

Abbreviation for diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (vaccine)
References in periodicals archive ?
Contact Info: Art Lubinski, PT, DPT, OCS Phone: 708-535-6100 Email Address: email.
Newcastle-based NorthStar Equity Investors invested pounds 300,000 in DPT from its Co-Investment Fund in August 2008.
I think the issue of DPT should be taken seriously, partly because the so called job evaluation by establishment, is done taking into account the number of years spent studying any course--physio, pharmacy, MBBS, etc.
They are created with pigments that are for the sole use of DPT in the U.
While members of DPT could understand Richard's approach regarding the obtaining of a potential facility, they argued that it was obscene to pay an exorbitant price through grant funding when better value for money could make those funds available for more projects and beneficiaries.
Daniel had the DPT vaccine at three months old, at the time we were living in London and he was treated by our GP.
These two cases show the persistence of diphtheria in a population in Nepal immunized with DPT and underscore the need for careful surveillance, laboratory documentation of clinical diphtheria, and increased immunization of children in this area.
None of us knew each other but each of us knew we wanted to find out the truth about the DPT vaccine and help other parents protect their children from being hurt like ours were.
In fact, shots of two common vaccines -- DPT (diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus) and rubella -- may in rare cases trigger serious health problems, according to a scientific panel assembled by the Institute of Medicine.
DPT and Healthpoint have had a long and mutually beneficial relationship over the years, with DPT having been our preferred manufacturing partner on a variety of products.
The Intel DPT solution equips both IT managers and consumers with end-to-end security capabilities that extend from the device hardware through the application level.
DPT allows a steam producing natural gas or propane-burning heating unit to be located in a combustion compatible room and a handheld trigger gun to be located as far as 100 yards away.