Paediatrics


Tetanus Vaccine

- Tetanus vaccine alone or used children against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine in or again diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib containing five can be found in combination, including the mixed vaccine.

- 7 years after the kids adult type diphtheria, tetanus vaccine should be, or one tetanus vaccine. Adult type diphtheria, tetanus vaccine is the same content as that of tetanus diphtheria in children, but the amount is reduced.

- Multiple doses of the vaccine must be applied to form a permanent protective levels and response to tetanus immunization as well as other inactivated vaccines. 4 doses of tetanus vaccine in children up to 7 years at appropriate intervals, provides 7 years after the person receiving 3 doses of all levels of protective antibodies.

- Provided by Overcoming immunity decreases over time. After the initial series of vaccinations done so achieved protective antibody levels should be no injury, even if a re-vaccination every 10 years.

- Primary immunization usually in childhood and combined diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis or diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio and Hib five vaccine as infants 2 months of age, starting 2, three doses of 4 and 6 months (one or three doses with an interval of two months) and 12 months after the third dose (18 months), a total of four doses are administered as a booster dose. 10 years later reminder doses should be administered.

- Tetanus vaccine in people older than 7 years if not previously applied or applied after missing two doses of tetanus vaccine administered with an interval of one month after the third dose 6-12 months after the second vaccination with primary series is completed. 10 years later reminder doses should be administered.

- Having had the disease tetanus does not provide lifelong protection. Diseases passed even though the absolute tetanus vaccines should be administered.

- With the implementation of the assessment of injury if you need the vaccine and immunoglobulin case of any injury, not previously applied and tetanus vaccine should be decided by your doctor, considering the date on which the last dose is administered.