TITLE

Temporary shortage of DPTP-Hib

AUTHOR(S)
Comeau, Pauline
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1030
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the temporary shortage of the Pentacel vaccine for diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio (DPTP) and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in Canada as of October 2004. Outcome of the shortage in DPTP-Hib vaccines; Efforts of Health Canada to address the shortage of the Pentacel vaccine; Vaccines that can be used as an alternative for Pentacel.
ACCESSION #
14736457

 

Related Articles

  • Estimating vaccination coverage using parental recall, vaccination cards, and medical records. BOLTON, PAUL; HOLT, ELIZABETH; ROSS, ALAN; HUGHART, NANCY; GUYER, BERNARD // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 113 Issue 6, p521 

    Compares estimates based on vaccination cards, parental recall and medical records of the percentages of children up-to-date on vaccinations for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella. Methodology; Results; Data-analysis.

  • ...DTaP "Booster" For 11-12 Year Olds...  // Child Health Alert;Sep2005, Vol. 23, p2 

    This article focuses on vaccines for children reviewed by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. federal health agency in 2005. It reviewed two new vaccines that offer protection against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis--which is why these vaccines are commonly...

  • Supply of Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis Vaccine.  // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/6/2002, Vol. 287 Issue 5, p579 

    Reports that there has been a shortage of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) in the United States. Rates of death among infants from pertussis; Decision of manufacturers Wyeth Lederle and Baxter Hyland Immuno Vaccines to stop production of DTaP; Need to...

  • In The News: UK 5-in-1 baby vaccine. Minton, Kirsty // Nature Reviews Immunology;Sep2004, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p659 

    Reports on the implementation of a 5-in-1 vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, Hib and polio for babies of more than two months of age in Great Britain starting September 2004. Changes made to the current protocol; Reason the pertussis component is being switched from a whole-cell...

  • DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib Vaccine (Infanrix hexaâ„¢1): A Viewpoint by Heinz-Josef Schmitt. Schmitt, Heinz-Josef // Drugs;2003, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p683 

    Reports on a combination vaccine for children that offers protection against diphtheria, tetanus, Hepatitis B, polio, pertussis and Haemophilus influenzae type b. Details regarding immunogenicity and reactogenicity of the vaccine; Reasons why these vaccines have become the cornerstone of...

  • dTaP/IPV. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p248 

    An encyclopedia entry for "dTaP/IPV" is presented. It refers to a combined vaccine that provides immunity against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliomyelitis. The vaccine was introduced in 2004 and is given to children aged three to five years as part of the childhood immunization programme.

  • DTaP/IPV/Hib. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p248 

    An encyclopedia entry for "DTaP/IPV/Hib" is presented. It refers to a combined vaccine that provides immunity against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis and Hib. It was introduced in 2004, wherein the polio and pertussis parts have been changed to reduce the risk of adverse effects....

  • No increase in seizures with DTaP vaccine. Elliot, William T. // Infectious Disease Alert;Sep2010 Supplement, p2 

    The article reports on the diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, DTap, which according to an article published on-line by "Pediatrics," does not increase the risk of seizures in children ages 6 weeks to 23 months.

  • DTP.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/6/1996 Supplement RR-12, Vol. 45 Issue 35, p22 

    Focuses on the recommendations concerning the vaccinations for Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTP). Side effects and adverse reactions following DTP vaccination; Precautions and contraindications; Special considerations for preparations containing pertussis vaccine; Preparations containing...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics