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  • noun

Synonyms for toxoid

a bacterial toxin that has been weakened until it is no longer toxic but is strong enough to induce the formation of antibodies and immunity to the specific disease caused by the toxin


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In clinical trials, booster doses of Td formulated to contain 1 Lf and 5 Lf of diphtheria toxoid, both induced antitoxin levels greater than 0.
10 590; Lot 3 functional ATC J07AM51 - tetanus toxoid in combination with diphtheria toxoid - a three-year aggregate quantity n.
The technique uses a part of the Haemophilus bacterium that would normally stimulate only a weak immune response (a "hapten') and links it to a potent immune system stimulant, or "carrier' --in this case a protein component of diphtheria toxoid.
In June 2005, a vaccine containing acellular pertussis antigens, tetanus toxoid, and reduced diphtheria toxoid (Tdap) was licensed for use in persons aged 11-64 years.
If first immunized in military service, we were given Td, a dual vaccine that omits the pertussis toxoid and contains a smaller amount of diphtheria toxoid, which can cause adverse reactions in adults.
10 Studies with Menactra [Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine] and Adacel [Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed (Tdap)]
CDC, Preventing Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis Among Adults: Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine.
DTaP is not recommended at ages greater than 7, as the childhood vaccine contains fivefold more diphtheria toxoid [6].
This product combines a small amount of diphtheria toxoid with the tetanus toxoid, because diphtheria is still a problem in some areas of the world.
One potential source of confusion involves the two new tetanus toxoid, diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccines licensed in 2005 for adolescents and adults, and the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine licensed in 1991 for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age.
Diphtheria toxoid vaccine effectiveness: a case-control study in Russia.
Tetanus and diphtheria toxoid (Td) vaccination would decrease the risk for recurrence of widespread diphtheria in the United States.
Diphtheria due to toxigenic C diphtheriae has become rare in the United States due to vaccination with diphtheria toxoid, yet vaccination does not eliminate carriage of either toxigenic or nontoxigenic C diphtheriae and outbreaks have been occasionally reported, with disease usually cutaneous.
Aventis (Swiftwater, PA), part of the Sanofi-Aventis Group, announced that the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted unanimously to recommend licensure of Menactra (Meningococcal (Groups A, C, Y and W-135) Polysaccharide Diphtheria Toxoid Conjugate) Vaccine for protection against invasive meningococcal disease in adolescents and adults aged 11-55 years.
In the United States, the combined tetanus toxoid (TT) and diphtheria toxoid (Td) vaccine has been used in immunization programs for more than 50 years (Gardner, 2001).
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