Tetanus—United States, 1987 and 1988

JAMA. 1990;263(9):1192-1195. doi:10.1001/jama.1990.03440090022007.
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Primary immunization against tetanus consists of three doses of tetanus toxoid, assuming at least 1 month between the first and second doses and at least 6 months between the second and third doses.3


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