Adults aged ≥65 years are recommended to have a booster dose of dTpa if their last dose was more than 10 years ago. This is to protect against pertussis (see Pertussis).

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Last updated: 
4 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
4 June 2018

Definitions

dTpa
diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, reduced antigen content formulation