dpt vaccine

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DPT vaccine n.
Variant of DTP vaccine.

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DPT vaccine   (dē'pē-tē')  Pronunciation Key 
Variant of DTP vaccine.
DTP vaccine (dē'tē-pē') or DPT vaccine   (dē'tē-pē')  Pronunciation Key 
A combination vaccine administered intramuscularly to immunize children against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis infections. It consists of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and pertussis vaccine, which contains inactivated parts of the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
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