"Diphtheria Toxoid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.
- Diphtheria Toxoid
- Toxoid, Diphtheria
- Diphtheria Vaccine
- Vaccine, Diphtheria
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