diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine pediatric Index

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      • What is the incubation period for tetanus?
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      • Is tetanus contagious?
      • What is the treatment for tetanus?
      • How is tetanus diagnosed, and what is the prognosis of tetanus?
      • Is it possible to prevent tetanus?
      • What is the schedule for active immunization (tetanus shots)?
      • What are the side effects of tetanus immunization?
      • What is passive immunization (by way of specialized immunoglobulin)?
    • Is Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Contagious? Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory infection caused by Bordetella pertussis. Pertussis is...learn more »
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      • What is whooping cough (pertussis)?
      • Is whooping cough contagious?
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Terms related to diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine pediatric:

  • Infanrix
  • Tripedia
  • Daptacel