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Pertussis Vaccine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pertussis Vaccine
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.894.135.535
Unique ID
D010567
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010567
Annotation
DIPHTHERIA-TETANUS-PERTUSSIS VACCINE is also available
Scope 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)
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
WC 340
See Also
Whooping Cough
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Pertussis Vaccine Preferred
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