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    Default Is tetanus in the childhood immunisation schedule anywhere?

    Good Morning

    Just a quick one. Does anyone know if there is a tetanus element in scheduled immunisations?

    I ask because I'm filling out forms for my Ds to attend an annual camp next year and thousands of kids from everywhere attend (scouts).

    The form asks if my child has been immunised against tetanus. And I don't know! I've looked in my maroon Personal Health Record book and cannot find anywhere if tetanus is included in any of the vaccs. We are in Qld if that matters

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    Yep, it's given at 2,4,6 months and 4yrs.

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    Apparenltly it piggy backs with the whooping couch vax.

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    Yes it's combined with diphtheria an pertussis

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    Oh excellent! Thanks Ladies I didn't even think to check on the Medicare website
    Last edited by Cicho; 29-10-2013 at 07:03.


 

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