Simultaneous Immunization of Young Children against Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis
INTRODUCTION Vaccinations in school-aged children are required by state and local law to maintain high vaccination coverage rates, as well as low rates of vaccine-preventable diseases. Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are childhood diseases that can be life threatening; poliomyelitis, another childhood disease, can be disabling. In turn, vaccinations were developed to provide protection again...متن کامل
Tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis immunization in pregnant women and the prevention of pertussis in young infants.
A case-control study from England and Wales on the effectiveness of tetanusdiphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) immunization in pregnant women, authored by Dabrera et al in this issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, supports the finding of a previous observational study done by the same group of investigators [1, 2]. As noted by the authors, a single dose of Tdap was recommended in the United Kingdom f...متن کامل
The temperatures of 587 children were taken before and after diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis (DTP) or diphtheria/tetanus (DT) vaccine. Only slight temperature increases were found but these were notably more frequent after plain than adsorbed DTP vaccine preparations and the frequency increased with each successive dose.متن کامل
Impact of maternal postpartum tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis immunization on infant pertussis infection.
BACKGROUND Mothers often are the source of pertussis illness in young infants. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend tetanus and diphtheria toxoids and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine for postpartum women before hospital discharge. In January 2008, this recommendation was implemented in a predominantly Hispanic, medically underserved population at Ben Taub General Hospital...متن کامل
عنوان ژورنال: American Journal of Public Health and the Nations Health