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Pertussis Vaccine

"Pertussis Vaccine" 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.

A suspension of killed Bordetella pertussis organisms, used for immunization against pertussis (WHOOPING COUGH). It is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids (DTP). There is an acellular pertussis vaccine prepared from the purified antigenic components of Bordetella pertussis, which causes fewer adverse reactions than whole-cell vaccine and, like the whole-cell vaccine, is generally used in a mixture with diphtheria and tetanus toxoids. (From Dorland, 28th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pertussis Vaccine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Pertussis Vaccine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 1994 and 2007 and 2008 and 2017
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