Sponsor: 
GlaxoSmithKline Australia
Administration route: 
Intramuscular injection
Vaccine group: 
Combination vaccines

Registered as a booster in people aged ≥4 years.

dTpa — diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis combination vaccine (reduced antigen formulation)

Each 0.5 mL monodose vial or pre-filled syringe contains:

  • ≥2 IU diphtheria toxoid
  • ≥20 IU tetanus toxoid
  • 8 µg pertussis toxoid
  • 8 µg filamentous haemagglutinin
  • 2.5 µg pertactin

Adsorbed onto 0.5 mg aluminium as aluminium hydroxide and aluminium phosphate.

Also contains traces of:

  • formaldehyde
  • polysorbate 80
  • glycine

The product information and consumer medicine information for Boostrix have more details.

Audience: 
Infants and children
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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
IU
international units