Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids, Acellular Pertussis and Inactivated Polio Vaccine (KINRIX)

Elliott, William T.; Chan, James
November 2008
Travel Medicine Advisor;Nov2008, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p62
A reprint of the article "Diphtheria, Tetanus Toxoids, Acellular Pertussis and Inactivated Polio Vaccine (KINRIX)," by William T. Elliott and James Chan, published in the August 15, 2008 issue of "Internal Medicine Alert" is presented. It focuses on a combination vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus toxoids, acellular pertussis (DTaP) and inactivated polio (IPV) marketed as KINRIX by GlaxoSmithKline. The dosage of the vaccine, potential side effects and similarity in terms of immunogenicity and reactogenicity with DTaP and IPV given separately are detailed.


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