Tetanus Allergy

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Definition

The tetanus vaccine is a type of immunization that protects against tetanus (lockjaw).


Alternative Names

Vaccine - tetanus; Immunization - tetanus


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VACCINE INFORMATION

There are four forms of tetanus immunization.

The DTaP vaccine is a "3-in-1" vaccine that protects against diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus. It can be given to children less than 7 years old. It is injected, usually into the arm or the thigh. DTaP is a safer version of an...

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