Tdap

Tdap

  • Reduced amount of Diphtheria and Pertussis toxoids in comparison with the pediatric DTaP vaccines
    • Adults respond to the single dose of Tdap in a similar way to infants respond to the three doses of DTaP
  • Tdap for ppl 10-64(Boostrix) or 11-64 (Adacel)
  • 5 year interval between Td & Tdap is encouraged to limit local and systemic adverse reactions
  • Administered to pregos during the second or third trimester
  • No pertussis vaccine is approved for kids 7-9 or ppl older than 64

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