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I need a Tetanus booster for immigration purposes. I have no record of my last one and I considered getting a titer test done, but don't know the likelihood of it being high enough anyway, because it has been about ten years since my last vax. So, I need recommendations for a Tetanus vaccine that is preferably thimerasol and aluminum free. Or one that has as little as possible of it. The civil surgeon's office that I spoke to said "tetanus vaccine", but according to the CDC requirements for me it would be the Td. I assume that is what they meant.

Please give your recommendations

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Here are the package inserts for all tetanus containing vaccines in the U.S., available for adult use.


TETANUS ONLY contains 25 mcg mercury




contains 0.3 mcg mercury

contains 0.3 mcg mercury

contains no mercury




contains no mercury

contains no mercury

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