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tetanus vaccine

A vaccine against Clostridium tetani.
See: DTaP vaccine
See also: vaccine

tetanus vaccine,

n one of several vaccinations used to immunize against tetanus (lockjaw). Varieties include DTaP vaccine (for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis in children), DT vaccine (for diphtheria and tetanus in children), Td vaccine and boosters (for diphtheria and tetanus in adults), and T vaccine (for tetanus alone).
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With the 1 Large Pack = 1 Tetanus Vaccine campaign in the Gulf, Pampers and UNICEF aim to raise 4 million vaccines.
14 statement signed by all of the bishops followed a recent report that one-third of the vials of the tetanus vaccine tested contained a hormone linked to birth control.
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The tetanus vaccine is highlyeffective and most adults only require one dose.
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On the campaign, she said, COI am proud to be a part of the 1 Large Pack = 1 Tetanus Vaccine Campaign.
One tetanus vaccine was paid for through every pack of Pampers sold.
Only 1 case in the present cluster received the recommended 5 doses of tetanus vaccine.
The Yendles, who live in Tonteg, are one of 120 families attempting to sue the manufacturers of the combined diphtheria, pertusiss (whooping cough) and tetanus vaccine, GlaxoSmithKline.
To make vaccines without water, the researchers prepared microscopic spheres of sugar loaded with tetanus vaccine and suspended them in perfluorocarbons.
It will be introduced from November 5 and will replace the current diptheria and tetanus vaccine which is given to children between three and five-years-old.