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ADT Booster

Common name:

Td, ADT

Protects against tetanus and diphtheria.

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Overview

ADT™ Booster has been replaced with Boostrix® on the National Immunisation Schedule for adults needing catch-up tetanus and diphtheria immunisation and booster immunisation at 45 years and 65 years of age, and for individuals who need a tetanus booster immunisation because of a wound.

In Depth

Vaccine type: Subunit protein vaccine

Schedule and administration

ADT Booster has been replaced with Boostrix on the National Immunisation Schedule for adults needing catch-up tetanus and diphtheria immunisation and booster immunisation at 45 years and 65 years of age, and for individuals who need a tetanus booster immunisation because of a wound.

  • Providers with remaining ADT Booster stock are required to stop using the vaccine and dispose of stock appropriately by returning unused ADT Booster to ProPharma for destruction.
  • Providers will not be able to claim an Immunisation Subsidy claim for use of ADT Booster for the 45-years or 65-years booster vaccination after 1 October. 
  • There are no safety concerns regarding any ADT Booster vaccines doses administered from 1 October 2020.
    • Delisting the vaccine is an administrative process associated with the change of funded vaccine to Boostrix.

Last updated: Oct 2020