DPT vaccine


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DPT vaccine

 (dē′pē-tē′)
n.
Variant of DTP vaccine.
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Noun1.DPT vaccine - abbreviation for combination vaccine against diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus toxoids; usually given in a series of injections in early childhood
vaccine, vaccinum - immunogen consisting of a suspension of weakened or dead pathogenic cells injected in order to stimulate the production of antibodies
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Years ago, before we learned to give huge doses of vitamin C before, during, and after immunizations, our daughter (then age 15 months) had a severe reaction to the DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus) vaccination: she lost her coordination, was screaming, falling over, and spiked a high fever High-dose, saturation-level vitamin C cured her reaction to the DPT vaccine and taught us an important lesson: give more vitamin C.
This product is a combination vaccine containing DPT vaccine of Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine and inactivated polio vaccine (Salk vaccine) of Sanofi filled in prefilled syringes, which is the first tetravalent DTP-IPV combination vaccine in Japan that contains Salk inactivated polio vaccine.
The association seemed obvious: The DPT vaccine was first given to infants at 2, 4, and 6 months of age, the time when this neurologic disorder presented.
The remaining 10 individuals who reported having received the 4-dose DPT vaccine were aged between 10 and 19 years.
For this purpose, we used the effectiveness ratio of the vaccine at 98% and vaccination coverage equal to that of DPT vaccine as on implementation vaccine will be administered along with DPT.
DPT, influenza vaccine The initial part envisaged immunising the health workers in all paediatric wards at the referral and regional hospitals by DPT vaccine (Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus) in the beginning of November 2013 as well as influenza vaccine.
As mention in Table 1, AEFI rate per 1000 doses of vaccine was most common in DPT vaccine (224.
DPT Vaccine and Chronic Nervous System Dysfunction: A New Analysis.
4 per cent children received all 3 doses of Hib-DPT or DPT vaccine as per protocol.
According to paediatricians, no other medicine should be given to newborns along with or soon after the DPT vaccine.
Case studies are included on the DPT vaccine, competing flu vaccines, the Prevnar vaccine against childhood pneumococcal disease, and Zostavax, a chicken pox and shingles vaccine.
The DPT vaccine will replace the DP (diphtheria and pertussis) vaccine which is now given," said Health Ministry communicable diseases section head Dr Muna Al Mousawi.