What is DKTP?

What is DKTP?

The DKTP vaccination, or DPTP vaccination in English, is a booster vaccination. This is necessary because by the time a child is 4 years old, protection against these diseases declines. The vaccination is given in the arm. Parents receive a call-up for this vaccination from the well baby clinic.

When is hepatitis B vaccine given?

The hepatitis B vaccine is given as a series of three shots. The first dose is given within 24 hours of birth. The second dose is given one to two months after the first dose, and the third dose is given between 6 months and 18 months of age.

What is in Hib vaccine?

The vaccine The Hib vaccine is made from the sugar coating (polysaccharide) of the bacteria. Antibodies directed against the Hib polysaccharide protect the child against an infection that could result in permanent disabilities or death.

What does Hib vaccine stand for?

Hib disease used to be more common in the United States — about 20,000 children got serious Hib infections every year. Thanks to the vaccine, serious cases of Hib disease have dropped by more than 99% since 1991.

What is DTaP IPV Hib HepB vaccine?

DTaP-IPV-Hib protects against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib). This vaccine is given to children born before March 1, 2018, who are under age 7 years as part of their primary series.

Which vaccines are given at birth?


National Immunization Schedule
Vaccine When to give Route
BCG At birth or as early as possible till one year of age Intra -dermal
Hepatitis B Birth dose At birth or as early as possible within 24 hours Intramuscular
OPV Birth dose At birth or as early as possible within the first 15 days Oral