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  • dose
  • Because some children will have their 18-month or 'preschool dose' of DTP vaccine deferred this spring and summer, it may be necessary for day-care centers or school systems to allow provisional enrollment of such children until they can receive the needed doses. (cdc.gov)
  • Some children may need to have more than 1 dose of this vaccine. (drugs.com)
  • antibody
  • In fact, when vaccines are administered during the course of a minor illness, the risk of adverse events is not increased, and serum antibody response is not often diminished. (drugs.com)
  • risks
  • In addition to the potential risks already mentioned, evolving signs and symptoms of the illness can sometimes confound the diagnosis of a vaccine reaction if it develops. (drugs.com)
  • children
  • A survey conducted by eight different state health departments of 583 physicians indicated approximately one-third had had difficulties in obtaining DTP vaccine, and approximately one-half were following the current recommendations to defer the DTP doses for 18-month-old and 4- to 6-year-old children. (cdc.gov)
  • Diphtheria-tetanus vaccine should not be substituted in the routine DTP vaccine schedule for 18-month-old and 4- to 6-year-old children. (cdc.gov)
  • It is important for practitioners to establish recall systems to ensure that children whose doses are deferred are recalled for the DTP vaccine they need once supplies become available. (cdc.gov)
  • Not all brands of vaccines are for children. (drugs.com)