diphtheria vaccine


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diphtheria vaccine

A vaccination against Corynebacterium diphtheriae.
See: DTaP vaccine
See also: vaccine
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The scheduled diphtheria vaccine has been postponed while the baby's condition is monitored.
Low dose diphtheria vaccine is given to travellers as a precaution before visiting certain countries, mostly in Africa and Asia.
as in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Norway, Portugal, and Romania) or as part of a combined tetanus and low-dose diphtheria vaccine given for tetanus-prone injuries.
We conducted a study to 1) describe the epidemiology of diphtheria in terms of time, place, and person; 2) estimate vaccine coverage; and 3) estimate diphtheria vaccine efficacy.
She had received three primary doses of diphtheria vaccine at birth, 5 months, and 9 months, and a booster vaccination in 2001.
Another trial looked at concurrent administration of Menactra and tetanus diphtheria vaccine.
After the diphtheria vaccine was introduced, a decrease in incidence was seen in the 1950s.

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