Diphtheria Toxoid D004168

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Description

The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.   MeSH

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Diphtheria-Tetanus-acellular Pertussis Vaccines
17 drugs (10 approved, 7 experimental)

Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine
16 drugs (4 approved, 12 experimental)


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