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When a child has immunizations for starting kindergarten, is the tetanus booster one of the shots?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 56 years experience
Kindergarten shots: Yes, it is, in addition to diphtheria, whooping cough, polio, measles and chickenpox.
Dr. Jerry Casale
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Yes: Tetanus is part of this schedule the usual shots are MMR DPT and polio.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Yes: As part of the dpt, yes. The t stands for tetanus.

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Last updated Apr 25, 2016

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