tetanus toxoid


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tetanus toxoid

[′tet·ən·əs ′täk‚sȯid]
(immunology)
Detoxified tetanus toxin used to produce active immunity against tetanus.
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In a November 2014 statement, the CDC said, "There is not, and never was, human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) in any Tetanus Toxoid (TT) vaccine used for tetanus prevention" by UNICEF or WHO.
A review by the Institute of Medicine found evidence for a causal relation between tetanus toxoid and Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
OBJECTIVES: The main objective was to assess the possible dependence of antibody concentrations against diphtheria and tetanus toxoids in children with regard to prenatal and postnatal PCB exposures.
At 24 weeks, when the tetanus toxoid was administered, 92% of the patients remained B cell depleted; at 28 weeks, when the pneumococcus vaccine was given, 89% were B cell depleted; and at 36 weeks, when the KLH was given, 76% of the patients were B cell depleted.
In 2005, sanofi pasteur continued its tradition of innovation by introducing Menactra(R), Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine to protect against meningococcal disease in adolescents and adults, 11-55 years of age, and ADACEL(R), Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed as a booster dose for protection against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis in both adolescents and adults 11-64 years of age.
With respect to MCC vaccines, lower Hib responses were observed when the CRM-197 conjugate MCC vaccine was administered simultaneously as compared with the tetanus toxoid conjugate MCC vaccine (7).
Like the tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccine that it replaces, the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, adsorbed (Tdap) is routinely recommended at intervals of 10 years for all adults.
With the advent of tetanus toxoid and immunoglobulin, the incidence of tetanus has declined dramatically.
2010 in all areas covered by Lady Health Workers through out AJK also witnessed administration of tetanus toxoid injections to all pregnant women.
The tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine, adsorbed (Tdap) was licensed in June for use as a single-dose booster immunization in persons aged 11-64 and was previously recommended by ACIP for use in adolescents.