This statement is a revision of the 1977 statement from the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control, on diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis. The epidemiology of these diseases, a description of the available immunobiologic preparations, the appropriate immunization schedules, and precautions or contraindications to vaccine use are reviewed. No major changes in immunization policy are recommended.
Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis: Guidelines for Vaccine Prophylaxis and Other Preventive Measures. Ann Intern Med. ;95:723–728. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-6-723
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(6):723-728.
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