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5 Diphtheria

5.6 Contraindications and precautions

5.6.1 Contraindications

See section 1.4 for general contraindications for all vaccines. There are no specific contraindications to diphtheria vaccine (or Td/DT), except for anaphylaxis to a previous dose or any component of the vaccine.

5.6.2 PrecautionsTop

See section 14.6.2 for precautions for pertussis-containing vaccines, including DTaP-IPV-HepB/Hib.