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What does aP stand for?

aP stands for Acellular Pertussis

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Boostrix (combined diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis [adsorbed] vaccine), which is administered as a single-dose booster injection, was initially approved in 2005 for use in adolescents aged 10 through 18 years, followed by approval for use in adults aged 18 through 64 years in 2008.
The move follows a recommendation from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation that a combined diptheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine be given at around four years of age.
The jab will be given as part of a new combined triple diptheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis or DTaP vaccine to all four-year-olds before they start school.