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Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine (Code C2660)

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Preferred Name: Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine

Definition: A preparation of formaldehyde-deactivated toxin isolated from the bacterium Clostridium tetani. Tetanus toxoid is used for booster injection and can stimulate the production of antitoxin antibodies. This agent may be used as an adjuvant in cancer vaccines.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A substance that is derived from the toxin released by the bacterium that causes the disease tetanus. It is used as a vaccine to prevent tetanus or to help boost the immune response to other vaccines.

Display Name: Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine

Label: Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2660 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0305062  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Tetanus Toxoid
tetanus toxoid
Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine

External Source Codes: 
NSC Code 722666 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 38508
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 38508 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0305062

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Accepted_Therapeutic_Use_For Tetanus Prophylaxis
code C2660
Contributing_Source CTRP
Contributing_Source NICHD
Legacy_Concept_Name Tetanus_Toxoid
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine
Semantic_Type Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein
Semantic_Type Immunologic Factor

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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