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Selected Medical Literature and Resources
Slifka AM, Park B, Gao L, et al. Incidence of Tetanus and Diphtheria in Relation to Adult Vaccination Schedules. Clin Infect Dis. Feb. 2020; 72(2):285-292.
Blok BA, de Bree LCJ, Diavatopoulos DA et al. INTERACTING NON-SPECIFIC IMMUNOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF BCG AND Tdapf VACCINATIONS: AN EXPLORATIVE RANDOMIZED TRIAL. Clin Infect Dis. Mar. 2019; 70(3):455-463.
Aaby P, Mogensen SW, Rodrigues A, et al. Evidence of Increase in Mortality After the Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis Vaccine to Children Aged 6-35 Months in Guinea-Bissau: A Time for Reflection? Front Public Health Mar. 2018;6:79:1-10.
Mogensen SW, Andersen A, Rodrigues A et al. The Introduction of Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis and Oral Polio Vaccine Among Young Infants in an Urban African Community: A Natural Experiment. EBioMedicine Mar. 2017;17:192-198.
Hamati-Haddad A, Fenichel GM. Brachial neuritis following routine childhood immunization for diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP): report of two cases and review of the literature. Pediatrics Apr. 1997;99(4):602-3.
Bakshi R, Graves MC. Guillain-Barré syndrome after combined tetanus-diphtheria toxoid vaccination. J Neurol Sci. Apr. 1997;147(2):201-2.
Kumar V, Sidhu N, Roy S, Gaurav K. Myocarditis following diphtheria, whole-cell pertussis, and tetanus toxoid vaccination in a young infant. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. May-Aug 2018;11(2):224-226.
Wu SJ, Sun S, Li JY et al. Acute fulminant myocarditis after diphtheria, polio, and tetanus vaccination. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. Dec. 2006;14(6):e111-2.
O'Brien P, Wong RW. Optic neuritis following diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and inactivated poliovirus combined vaccination: a case report. J Med Case Rep. Nov. 2018;12(1):356.
Cabrera-Maqueda JM, Hernández-Clares R, Baidez-Guerrero AE et al. Optic neuritis in pregnancy after Tdap vaccination: Report of two cases. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. Sept. 2017;160:116-118.
Cumming JG. Is the Control of Diphtheria Leading to Eradication? JAMA Mar.1922; 78(9); 630-632.
Dauer CC. Trends in age distribution of diphtheria in the United States. Public Health Rep. Sept. 1950;65(38):1209-18.
Schuman LM, Doull JA. Diphtheria Infection and Morbidity in Cleveland, 1937-1939 Am J Public Health Nations Health Mar. 1940; 30(3 Suppl): 16–24.
McLeod J. THE TYPES MITIS, INTERMEDIUS AND GRAVIS OF CORYNEBACTERIUM DIPHTHERIAE A Review of Observations during the Past Ten Years Bacteriol Rev. Mar. 1943; 7(1): 1–41.
IMPORTANT NOTE: NVIC encourages you to become fully informed about Diphtheria and the Diphtheria vaccine by reading all sections in the Table of Contents, which contain many links and resources such as the manufacturer product information inserts, and to speak with one or more trusted health care professionals before making a vaccination decision for yourself or your child. This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended as medical advice.