DPT

or DTP


diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus: a mixed vaccine of formalin-inactivated diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, used for primary immunization.

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British Dictionary definitions for dtp vaccine

dpt

abbreviation for

department
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Medical definitions for dtp vaccine

DTP vaccine

n.

A vaccine given to infants and children to immunize against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis.DPT vaccine
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Scientific definitions for dtp vaccine

DTP vaccine
[ dē′tē-pē ]
DPT vaccine (dē′pē-tē)

A combination vaccine administered intramuscularly to immunize children against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis infections. It consists of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, which contains inactivated parts of the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
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