Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis

Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP)

The standard preparation used to immunize children against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. A so-called "acellular pertussis" vaccine (aP) is usually used since its release in the mid-1990s.
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In general, vaccines for measles-mumps-rubella (MMR), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, polio, hepatitis A and B and the yearly flu shot are recommended.
Based on 2015 WHO and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) estimates, global coverage with the third dose of diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (DTP3), the first dose of measles-containing vaccine (MCV1) and the third dose of polio vaccine (Pol3) has remained stable (84%-86%) since 2010.
Only five cases of TM following Td and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) as single vaccines or in various combinations have been reported before.
According to the World Health Organisation, some 79 per cent of children currently receive all three recommended doses of DTP (the diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine).
Combined vaccination of Haemophilus influenzae type b conjugate and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing acellular pertussis.
Halperin, M.D., of Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S., Adacel was well tolerated by children 7-19 years old who were immunized 2-10 years after a previous Td or diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine.
Will got all the recommended vaccines for infants, including multiple shots of Hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae B (HiB) and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTaP)--all containing thimerosal.
The other vaccines implicated were hepatitis B (two children), diphtheria-tetanus (one child), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (three children), Haemophilus influenzae type b (three children), and the oral polio vaccine (three children}.
The other vaccines implicated in the study were hepatitis B (2 cases), diphtheriatetanus (1 case), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (3 cases), Haemophilus influenzae type b (3 cases), and the oral polio vaccine (3 cases).
The other vaccines implicated in the study were hepatitis B (2 cases), diphtheria-tetanus (1 case), diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (3 cases), Haemophilus influenzae type b (3 cases), and the oral polio vaccine (3 cases).
Most people receive their first vaccine as children in the form of a combined diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine or DTP.

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