Sponsor: 
Sanofi-Aventis Australia
Administration route: 
Intramuscular injection
Vaccine group: 
Combination vaccines

Registered for primary immunisation in infants aged 2–12 months and as a booster in children aged 15 months to 8 years.

DTPa — diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis combination vaccine

Each 0.5 mL monodose vial contains:

  • ≥30 IU diphtheria toxoid
  • ≥40 IU tetanus toxoid
  • 10 µg pertussis toxoid
  • 5 µg filamentous haemagglutinin
  • 3 µg pertactin
  • 5 µg pertussis fimbriae types 2 and 3
  • 1.5 mg aluminium phosphate
  • 0.6% v/v phenoxyethanol

For full details, refer to the product information and consumer medicine information sheets for Tripacel vaccine available on the TGA website.

Page history

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

Definitions

DTPa
diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine
IU
international units