Immunity to diphtheria and tetanus among blood donors in Arak, central province of Iran

Background and Objectives: Tetanus and diphtheria are vaccine-preventable, infectious diseases with significant morbidity and mortality. Immunization by the diphtheria and tetanus toxoid (DT) has been applied in Iran for almost 50 years. However, there are very few data about the rate of immunity t...

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Main Authors: Ali Eslamifar, Amitis Ramezani, Mohammad Banifazl, Masoomeh Sofian, Fatemeh Alsadat-Mahdaviani, Farhad Yaghmaie, Arezoo Aghakhani
Format: Article
Published: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 2014-06-01
Series:Iranian Journal of Microbiology
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