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toxoids (tok´soidz),

n.pl toxins that have been treated to destroy their toxic properties but retain their ability to induce antibody production, thus creating an active immunity.
Toxoplasma gondii
n a protozoa commonly found in cat feces and undercooked meat. Pregnant women should avoid coming in contact with cat litter boxes, because the protozoa can cross the placenta and cause stillbirth or other serious physical or psychomotor defects in utero. See also toxoplasmosis.
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Updated recommendations for use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) in pregnant women--Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2012.
In March 2012, the ACOG Committee on Obstetric Practice's Opinion on Tdap Vaccination stated that "there is no evidence of adverse fetal effects from the vaccination of pregnant women with an inactivated virus, bacterial vaccine, or toxoid, and these should be administered as indicated" (Committee Opinion No.
Preventing tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis among adults: Use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine.
The tetanus and diphtheria toxoids are individually adsorbed onto aluminum phosphate.
htm); Pentacel (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate] Vaccine, manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur) (http://www.
The vaccines against diphtheria and tetanus toxoids adsorbed, reduced antigen content.
The company stated the vaccines that will feature the 2D barcode includes Adacel (Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed) vaccine; and Fluzone (Influenza Virus Vaccine).
Nasdaq:CHIR) announced today that it has received approval from the European Medicines Evaluation Agency (EMEA) to market Triacelluvax(tm), its diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) for infants and toddlers.
On March 24, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration licensed an additional combined diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis adsorbed (DTaP) and inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine (DTaP-IPV) (Quadracel, Sanofi Pasteur Inc.
Marche - Lot 1 ATC J07AG51 - haemophilus influenzae type B, combinations with toxoids - Lot 2 ATC J07AH08 - meningococc.