Skip to Content

diphtheria toxoid, tetanus toxoid, pertussis vaccine

 

Definition: a vaccine available in three forms: diphtheria and tetanus toxoids plus pertussis vaccine (DTP); tetanus and diphtheria toxoids, adult type (Td); and tetanus toxoid (T); used for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough. DTP has been replaced by an acellular DTP (aDTP) in the U.S.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide