Immunogenicity and Safety of Diphtheria-tetanus Vaccine in Adults

  title={Immunogenicity and Safety of Diphtheria-tetanus Vaccine in Adults},
  author={Jung-Hyun Choi and Eun Ju Choo and Aejung Huh and Su-Mi Choi and Joong Sik Eom and Jin Seo Lee and Sun Hee Park and Jin Han Kang},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
This study was conducted to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of diphtheria-tetanus (Td) vaccine in adults over 40 yr old who had never received a diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (DTP) vaccination. A total of 242 subject completed three-doses of Td vaccination and subsequent assays for immunogenicity. Before vaccination, 33.9% and 96.7% participants showed antibody levels of diphtheria and tetanus, respectively, which were below protective level (<0.1 U/mL). After the first dose of Td vaccine… CONTINUE READING


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