oa South African Medical Journal - The dose of diphtheria toxoid in combined vaccines and their use in children - a preliminary report
|Article Title||The dose of diphtheria toxoid in combined vaccines and their use in children - a preliminary report|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg **State Health Department, Bellville, CP|
|Publication Date||Apr 1980|
|Pages||689 - 692|
|Keyword(s)||Antitoxin response, Combined vaccine, Diphtheria, Immunology, Paediatrics and Toxoid|
The currently recommended immunization scheme consists of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine (DTP) given at the ages of 3, 4.5 and 6 months, followed by a reinforcing dose of the same vaccine at 18 months, and one of diphtheria and tetanus vaccine (DT) before school entry.
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