Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine

For more information, s. DTaP ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) Vaccine Recommendations. Preparations diphtheria (D) – vaccines contain toxoids prepared from Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Tetanus (T) vaccines include toxoids prepared from Clostridium tetani. Acellular (a) pertussis (P) vaccines containing semi-purified or purified components of Bordetella pertussis. Whole-cell pertussis vaccine is no longer available in the United States because of concerns about side effects, but it is still available in other…

September 3, 2018