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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Another company Wuhan Institute of Biological Products was also implicated in the DPT vaccine issue.
China's pharmaceutical industry has been plagued with such scandals, with another company Wuhan Institute of Biological Products also being implicated in the DPT vaccine issue last year and the police busting a gang for selling around $90 million worth of illegal vaccines on the black market in 2016.
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.
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.
In the present study, only 10 patients were able to inform whether they had taken DPT vaccine against pertussis.
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 (224.6) followed by BCG vaccine (192.4) and Hepatitis-B vaccine (191.8).
A total of 93.4 per cent children received all 3 doses of Hib-DPT or DPT vaccine as per protocol.