Diphtheria Information For Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Diphtheria Information For Health Professionals

On this page:
Clinical features and epidemiology
Reporting
Treatment
Vaccine information
ACIP Recommendations

Clinical features and epidemiology

  • Diphtheria Photos
    The CDC offers photos of the disease and people affected by the disease.
    Warning: Graphic medical images.

Reporting

  • Reporting Diphtheria
    All cases of diphtheria must be reported to the Minnesota Department of Health. Find out what needs to be reported, who needs to report diseases, which forms to use and where to find out more about the disease.

Treatment

  • Diphtheria Antitoxin
    Information from CDC on who should receive diphtheria antitoxin and how to request it from CDC.

Vaccine information

  • Check Your Vials: Is it Tdap, DTaP, or Td? (PDF)
    One-page professional-education sheet intended to reduce confusion about similar-looking vials of Tdap, DTaP, and Td vaccines. Developed by the Immunization Branch of the California Department of Health Services and posted on Immunization Action Coalition.

ACIP Recommendations

Updated Friday, December 01, 2017 at 01:44PM