What is Diphtheria?

Diphtheria is an upper respiratory tract illness caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae, a facultative anaerobic, Gram-positive bacterium.

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Hello, what is DPT vacc

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Hi Mohan, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
DPT vaccination or Immunization is Immunization to protect against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping...

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hi, i am a doctor and wanna ask my baby had vaccination on 18. month (one month ago) Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis and inactivated polio...

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Thank you for asking question on health care magic.
I feel that the vaccination has no relation to Lymphadenopathy in the inguinal area (LAP)....

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I am allergic to tetanus. Can i get a vaccination for diphtheria and pertussis?

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Hello. I just read through your question.

Yes. It is perfectly safe to be immunized for Diphtheria and...

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