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Toxoid Vaccines

Toxic Barrels and Syringes
Consist of Toxins Released From a Pathogen
Toxic Balloons With Syringes

Toxoid vaccines consist of the illness-causing toxins that are released from pathogens, as opposed to the pathogens or parts of the pathogens themselves.

May Require Boosters

Toxoid vaccines may require booster shots.

Safe In Immunocompromised Patients
Safety Hat on Moon with Immunocompromised Bandaid

Since toxoid vaccines consist of antigens from toxins produced by pathogens and not the pathogens themselves, there is no risk of reversion to virulent form.

Corynebacterium Diphtheriae Vaccine
Corn-Dip-Bacteria Syringe

Corynebacterium diptheriae vaccine is a toxoid vaccine and part of the combined DTaP/TDaP vaccine, which is given to prevent diptheria.

Tetanus Vaccine

The tetanus vaccine is a toxoid vaccine. It is also a component in the combination TDaP vaccine.

Bordetella Pertussis Vaccine

The pertussis vaccine is a toxoid vaccine and part of the TDaP/DTaP vaccine.

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