DPT

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dpt

abbreviation for
department
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DPT

or DTP

diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis: a mixed vaccine of inactivated diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, used for primary immunization.
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Translations

DPT

N ABBR =diphtheria, pertussis, tetanusvacuna f trivalente

dpt

ABBR =departmentdto
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DPT

[ˌdiːpiːˈtiː] n abbr (=diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus) → DT Coq m
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DPT

n (Med) → Dreifachimpfung fgegen Diphtherie, Keuchhusten und Wundstarrkrampf

dpt

abbr of departmentAbt
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References in periodicals archive ?
Jessica Fulton, P.T., D.P.T., H.F.S., Ciara Burgi, PT., D.P.T., C.S.C.S., P.E.S., Rosalinda C.
During the time this research was conducted, Jessica Fulton, P.T., D.P.T., H.F.S., and Ciara Burgi, P.T., D.P.T., C.S.C.S., P.E.S., were students in the Physical Therapy Division, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.
On September 6th, 1979, Kenny got his last series of the d.p.t. booster--his life would change forever.
Yet one doctor finally told Barbara that through research it was indicated, after the d.p.t. vaccines, that some children became autistic, mentally-challenged and some even died.
The law requires that more than 60,000 children in the United States receive an inoculation of the diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus (D.P.T.) vaccine periodically.
James Hackney, P.T., Ph.D., Sara Brummel, M.F.A, Dana Becker, D.P.T., Aubrey Chenoweth, D.P.T., Sandra Koons, D.P.T., and Meredith Stewart, B.S.
A: My first-borh son was left with multiple learning disabilities after a reaction in 1980 to his fourth D.P.T. inoculation at the age of two and a half.
A Shot in the Dark documents the story of D.P.T. (Diptheria, Pertussis, Tetanus) vaccine and how the Pertussis (whooping cough portion) has become a veritable American tragedy.