DPT-Hib vaccine

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DPT-Hib vaccine
Combination of
Diphtheria vaccineVaccine
Tetanus vaccineVaccine
Pertussis vaccineVaccine
Hib vaccineVaccine
Clinical data
Trade namesTetramune
AHFS/Drugs.comMicromedex Detailed Consumer Information
Routes of
administration
Intramuscular injection
ATC code

DPT-Hib vaccine is a combination vaccine whose generic name is diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine adsorbed with Hib conjugate vaccine, sometimes abbreviated to DPT-Hib.[1] It protects against the infectious diseases diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and Haemophilus influenzae type B.[citation needed]

A branded formulation was marketed in the US as Tetramune by Lederle Praxis Biologicals (subsequently acquired by Wyeth).[2] Tetramune has since been discontinued.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Pertussis Vaccine Adsorbed and Haemophilus B Conjugate Vaccine (Systemic)". Drugs.com. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  2. ^ Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) (April 1993). "FDA approval of use of a new Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine and a combined diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis and Haemophilus b conjugate vaccine for infants and children". MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 42 (15): 296–8. PMID 8479415. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Selected Discontinued U.S. Vaccines" (PDF). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved 15 July 2018.
  4. ^ Zarei AE, Almehdar HA, Redwan EM (2016). "Hib Vaccines: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives". Journal of Immunology Research. 2016: 7203587. doi:10.1155/2016/7203587. PMC 4745871. PMID 26904695. Table 1