General Info about Tetanus
Tetanus is an acute disease induced by a bacterium, Clostridium tetani, which exists in the gut of man, in domestic animals and is found in the soil. Infection enters the body through wounds - such as those causes by a splinter,nail in the boot or a garden fork or following septic infection such as a dirty abrasion. It's a serious condition as 1 in 10 will die due to the disease. It is more prone to young children, new borns and elderly population who are not immunized.
Latest Publications and Research on TetanusReversible myocarditis after spider bite. - Published by PubMed
Specific antibodies against vaccine-preventable infections: a mother-infant cohort study. - Published by PubMed
Non-specific effect of Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccine on routine immunisations. - Published by PubMed
Cost-benefit analysis of hospital based postpartum vaccination with combined tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap). - Published by PubMed
Prenatal passive transfer of maternal immunity in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). - Published by PubMed