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Substance Name: Pertussis Vaccine
ID: D010567000

Note

  • A suspension of killed Bordetella pertussis organisms, used for immunization against pertussis ( WHOOPING COUGH). It is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DTP). There is an acellular pertussis vaccine prepared from the purified antigenic components of Bordetella pertussis, which causes fewer adverse reactions than whole-cell vaccine and, like the whole-cell vaccine, is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
 
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Names and Synonyms

  • Pertussis Vaccine

Registry Number

  • D010567000