diphtheria and tetanus toxoids adsorbed
(DT) [USP] a combination of full-strength doses of diphtheria toxoid and tetanus toxoid which are adsorbed either before or after being combined; used for immunization of pediatric patients under seven years of age when pertussis vaccine is contraindicated.

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