Medical Definition of Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine

1. A vaccine consisting of diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid, and pertussis vaccine. It is usually given to infants three times at two-month intervals, generally at 2, 4, and 6 months of age. The vaccine protects against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. In most cases the vaccine causes only a temporary fever and discomfort, but in a few cases serious neurological side effects have been observed. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis Vaccine

diphosphole
diphospholine
diphosphonate
diphosphonates
diphosphonite
diphosphopyridine nucleotide
diphosphoric acid
diphosphorus
diphosphorylated
diphosphothiamin
diphosphotransferases
diphoton
diphotons
diphthamide
diphtheria
diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine (current term)
diphtheria antitoxin
diphtheria antitoxin unit
diphtheria toxin
diphtheria toxoid
diphtherial
diphtherias
diphtheric
diphtheritic
diphtheritic conjunctivitis
diphtheritic enteritis
diphtheritic membrane
diphtheritic neuropathy
diphtheritic paralysis
diphtheritic ulcer

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