DPT vaccine

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DPT vaccine

(dē′pē-tē′)
n.
Variant of DTP vaccine.

DPT vaccine

DPT vaccine

An obsolete combination of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and killed pertussis bacilli. It is no longer given in pediatric immunizations because of the superiority of DTaP, a vaccine that contains only acellular pertussis.
See also: vaccine
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