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is boostrix effective immunity against tetnus if more than ten years have lapsed since the 4 doses of early childhood triple antigen vacinations.

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Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus booster: Boostrix is an appropriate vaccine to administer one time after the primary pediatric series is complete. It is reported to be Category C for administration during pregnancy, but can be administered to pregnant women after 20 weeks.
Answered on Mar 25, 2015
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