Article de revue

The fifth dose of diphtheria and tetanus toxoids and acellular pertussis vaccine

Local reactions to the fifth dose of the DTaP vaccine that require medical evaluation are uncommon, but the risk of those reactions is significantly higher when the vaccine is injected in the arm. These findings suggest that the thigh should be considered as an acceptable site of injection for this vaccination.

Langues

  • Anglais

Année de publication

2011

Journal

Pediatrics

Type

Article de revue

Catégories

  • Prestation de services

Maladies

  • Diphtérie

Pays

  • États-Unis

Mots-clés

  • Sécurité des injections

Régions de l'OMS

  • Région des Amériques