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Is the tdap vaccine for the whooping cough?

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Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Included

In the us there is no individual pertussis vaccine.
It is given as part of the tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis booster or "tdap" (the 'a' in there stands for 'acellular) sometimes it is confusingly shortened to tetanus booster or pertussis booster but neither nickname is accurate. If you had a tdap you received a booster for all 3 diseases listed above which is very wise.

In brief: Included

In the us there is no individual pertussis vaccine.
It is given as part of the tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis booster or "tdap" (the 'a' in there stands for 'acellular) sometimes it is confusingly shortened to tetanus booster or pertussis booster but neither nickname is accurate. If you had a tdap you received a booster for all 3 diseases listed above which is very wise.
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Three Diseases

It is to prevent 1Diptheria 2Tetanus 3Whooping Cough(Pertusses)

In brief: Three Diseases

It is to prevent 1Diptheria 2Tetanus 3Whooping Cough(Pertusses)
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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