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    1993

Prevalence of diphtheria and tetanus antibodies in young adults in Delhi.

@article{Ichhpujani1993PrevalenceOD,
  title={Prevalence of diphtheria and tetanus antibodies in young adults in Delhi.},
  author={Rattan Ichhpujani and Shyam Sunder Grover and P R Joshi and Savita Kumari and T. Verghese},
  journal={The Journal of communicable diseases},
  year={1993},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          27-9
        }
}
A total of 574 blood samples collected mainly from adult males, on a random basis, were tested for diphtheria and tetanus antibodies by Indirect Haemagglutination (IHA) test to find out the percentage of individuals with protective titres (> or = 0.015 IU/ml). A total of 502 (87.5 per cent) and 437 (76.2 per cent) of these had protective titres against diphtheria and tetanus respectively. The vaccination status of these subjects against diphtheria and tetanus was not ascertainable. The… CONTINUE READING

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