Effect of a single tetanus-diphtheria vaccine dose on the immunity of elderly people in São Paulo, Brazil

Epidemiological data regarding tetanus and diphtheria immunity in elderly people in Brazil are scarce. During the First National Immunization Campaign for the Elderly in Brazil in April 1999, 98 individuals (median age: 84 years) received one tetanus-dyphtheria (Td) vaccine dose (Butantan Institute,...

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Main Authors: Weckx L.Y., Divino-Goes K., Lihama D.M., Carraro E., Bellei N., Granato C.F.H., de Moraes-Pinto M.I.
Format: Article
Published: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica 2006-01-01
Series:Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2006000400012