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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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A tetanus toxoid vaccine was given to women of reproductive age during the March and October 2014 tetanus immunization campaign of Kenya's Ministry of Health.
Bhattacharya N, Chaudhury N, Banerjee S, Mukherjee K L, "Intraamniotic Tetanus Toxoid as a Safe Abortifaecient", Indian Journal of Medical Research, 70, Sept.
The maternal tetanus toxoid coverage reported in the Pakistan Demographic and Health Survey for 1990-91 was 23 percent.
These infections are preventable and can be reduced by practicing clean delivery and clean cord care, by increasing tetanus toxoid immunization coverage (1).
Second, to evaluate the Tetanus Toxoid (TT) immunisation coverage of mothers of infants (0-11) months of age.
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.
5 ml dose of MassBiologics' Td is formulated to contain the following active ingredients: 2 Lf of tetanus toxoid and 2 Lf of diphtheria toxoid.
Contract notice: Vaccine t - tetanus toxoid adsorbed onto aluminum hydroxide inj.
During the campaign Extended Programme on Immunization (EPI) injection is being given to infants while Tetanus Toxoid (TT) injections are also given to pregnant women to prevent them from diseases.
Preventing tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis among adults: use of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis vaccine recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and recommendation of ACIP, supported by the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC), for use of Tdap among health-care personnel.
Active immunization with tetanus toxoid was described in 1890, but cases continue to be reported (275 in the United States from 2001 through 2010), almost exclusively in persons who were never vaccinated or had not received a booster immunization in the previous 10 years.
The series of activities during the week beside public awareness activities at village and union council level will include immunization and de-worming for children and tetanus toxoid vaccination for pregnant mothers.
In two birth cohorts from the Faroe Islands, we recently found that the antibody response to diphtheria toxoid was significantly decreased at 18 months of age and, in an older cohort, that the tetanus toxoid antibody response was affected mainly at 7 years of age.
When questioned about the steps to be taken after needlestick injuries, 14 per cent opted for PEP while 34 per cent felt that a shot of tetanus toxoid was sufficient.