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toxoids (tok´soidz), 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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b) If person is [greater than or equal to] 7 years of age, adult type tetanus-diphtheria toxoid (Td) is preferred to tetanus toxoid (TT) alone.
The tetanus and diphtheria toxoids are individually adsorbed onto aluminum phosphate.
The serum concentrations of antibodies against vaccine toxoids constitute a promising tool for studies of children, who have been primed by standardized doses of foreign antigens at well-defined ages as part of routine immunization programs.
i] The full chemical name for PENTACEL(TM) vaccine is: (Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate] - ActHIBEAE Reconstituted with Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed Combined with Poliovirus Vaccine Inactivated)
The vaccines against diphtheria and tetanus toxoids adsorbed, reduced antigen content.
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.
Marche - Lot 1 ATC J07AG51 - haemophilus influenzae type B, combinations with toxoids - Lot 2 ATC J07AH08 - meningococc.
Sanofi Pasteur is able to meet the nation's need for Hib vaccination through the use of its two Hib-containing vaccines: Pentacel(R) (Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Adsorbed, Inactivated Poliovirus and Haemophilus b Conjugate [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate] Vaccine) and ActHIB(R) (Haemophilus b Conjugate Vaccine [Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate]).
The CDC has issued a statement prioritizing Td vaccine for wound management, travel to diphtheria-endemic countries, people who have received fewer than three doses of vaccine containing tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (primary series), and pregnant women who have not been vaccinated within the preceding 10 years.
BUSINESS WIRE)--December 30, 1996-- Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines and Pediatrics, a unit of Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the first time has licensed an acellular pertussis vaccine, Wyeth-Lederle's ACEL-IMUNE(R) Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed,(1) for all five doses in the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP) immunization series.
Tenders are invited for Supply of the Vaccine Tetanus Toxoids Adsorbed and Rabies Immunoglobulin.