DPT vaccine

DPT vaccine
a combined vaccine against diphtheria, whooping cough (pertussis), and tetanus organisms, prepared from their toxoid and other antigens. It is given as a course of three doses in the first year of life, at two, three, and four months of age (currently recommended ages). The diphtheria and tetanus components require further boosters.

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