Temporary shortage of DPTP-Hib

Comeau, Pauline
October 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/26/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 9, p1030
Academic Journal
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.


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