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Diphtheria Toxoid

"Diphtheria Toxoid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The formaldehyde-inactivated toxin of Corynebacterium diphtheriae. It is generally used in mixtures with TETANUS TOXOID and PERTUSSIS VACCINE; (DTP); or with tetanus toxoid alone (DT for pediatric use and Td, which contains 5- to 10-fold less diphtheria toxoid, for other use). Diphtheria toxoid is used for the prevention of diphtheria; DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN is for treatment.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Diphtheria Toxoid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Diphtheria Toxoid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1997 and 2012
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.