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.