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  • release
  • The heavy chain appears to mediate binding to cell surface receptors and transport proteins, whereas the light chain produces the presynaptic inhibition of transmitter release that produces clinical tetanus. (connecticutchronicle.com)
  • vaccination
  • For intramuscularly vaccination of healthy horses as an aid in the prevention of tetanus. (drugs.com)
  • In the event of injury during the course of the initial vaccination program, or if the annual boosters have not been given, a prophylactic dose of at least 1500 units of tetanus antitoxin should be given. (drugs.com)
  • widespread immunity due to vaccination is largely responsible for the worldwide eradication of smallpox and the restriction of diseases such as polio, measles, and tetanus from much of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • lockjaw
  • This medication is given to provide protection (immunity) against tetanus (lockjaw) in adults and children 7 years or older. (medhelp.org)
  • Tetanus (lockjaw) causes painful tightening of the muscles, usually all over the body. (cigna.com)
  • immunoglobulin
  • Tetanus immunoglobulin was also administered together with anticonvulsants. (scielo.org.za)
  • The patient was subsequently admitted to the ICU and started on tetanus immunoglobulin, anticonvulsants (phenytoin), metronidazole, penicillin G, as well as supportive measures. (scielo.org.za)
  • Neonatal
  • 2007). Substantial progress has been made towards the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) by the WHO initiative, although it still remains a major problem in more than 30 developing countries (figure 1) (WHO, 2015). (ukessays.com)
  • The global map sowing the advancement towards the elimination of maternal and neonatal tetanus. (ukessays.com)
  • Developed countries such as the United States of America, England and Denmark, have long ago eliminated tetanus linked neonatal deaths compared to developing countries (Pascual et al. (ukessays.com)
  • 2007) mentioned that in areas where the prevalence of neonatal tetanus is common, vaccinating women against tetanus during pregnancy is likely to prevent the disease. (ukessays.com)
  • product
  • Each serial of biological product containing tetanus toxoid fraction shall meet the applicable requirements in § 113.100 and shall be tested for purity, safety, and potency as prescribed in this section. (cornell.edu)