Inadvertent administration of DTP and DT after age six as recorded in the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System.


OBJECTIVE Diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and whole-cell pertussis vaccine (DTP) and pediatric diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DT) are not recommended for individuals > or = 7 years of age due to increased adverse reactions and the low pertussis case-fatality rate. Our objective was to determine if reactions to DTP and DT in individuals > or = 7 years of age… (More)