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Triple antigen prevents which diseases ?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: This terminology is used more outside the US and means the combination vaccine against diptheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis), given in a series of scheduled doses, followed by boosters. There is a triple antigen Hepatitis B vaccine (Hepacare) but this is not used in the US. I don't know which countries offer it or even if it is still being offered.
Answered on Jun 11, 2017

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