What Are The Uses Of Pertussis toxoid?
Pertussis toxoid is a vaccine that helps to develop immunity by initiating a mild infection. This type of infection does not cause illness but stimulates body immunity to produce antibodies to fight future infections.
It is used to prevent pertussis (whooping cough, a contagious respiratory tract infection).
What Are The Side Effects Of Pertussis toxoid?
Some common side effects that may be caused by the administration of pertussis toxoid are:
- Injection site reactions like pain/ swelling/redness
- Diarrhoea, Fever
- Tenderness, vomiting
What Are The Contraindications Of Pertussis toxoid?