*  Neonatal tetanus
Tetanus - Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals: WHO Neonatal Tetanus D7341 Insert: UNICEF Maternal/Neonatal Tetanus (MNT): ... Neonatal tetanus is a form of generalised tetanus that occurs in newborns. Infants who have not acquired passive immunity from ... In Morocco, neonatal tetanus accounted for 20% of neonatal deaths in 1987 but only 2% in 1992. In 1998 in Uganda, 3,433 tetanus ... Since tetanus can also strike postpartum mothers, the campaign has been expanded to target both maternal and neonatal tetanus. ...
*  Tetanus
... is caused by the tetanus bacterium Clostridium tetani. Tetanus is an international health problem, as C. tetani spores ... Mild cases of tetanus can be treated with: tetanus immunoglobulin (TIG), also called tetanus antibodies or tetanus antitoxin. ... Tetanus toxoid can be given in case of a suspected exposure to tetanus. In such cases, it can be given with or without tetanus ... Cephalic tetanus is more likely than other forms of tetanus to be fatal, with the progression to generalized tetanus carrying a ...
*  Tetanus vaccine
... , also known as tetanus toxoid (TT), is an inactive vaccine used to prevent tetanus. During childhood five doses ... This is 93% reduction in occurrence of tetanus and a 99% reduction in fatalities resulting from tetanus. Tetanus has become ... Nearly all cases of tetanus are among those who have never received a tetanus vaccine, or adults who don't stay up to date on ... In the United States a course of tetanus vaccine is between 25 and 50 USD. Since the discovery and productions of the tetanus ...
*  Anti-tetanus immunoglobulin
... , also known as tetanus immune globulin (TIG) and tetanus antitoxin, is a medication made up of ... It is used to prevent tetanus in those who have a wound that is at high risk and have not been fully vaccinated with tetanus ... "Tetanus immune globulin Use During Pregnancy , Drugs.com". www.drugs.com. Archived from the original on 9 January 2017. ... It is also used to treat tetanus along with antibiotics and muscle relaxants. It is given by injection into a muscle. Common ...
*  Clostridium tetani
C. tetani is not contagious. Tetanus can be prevented through the highly effective tetanus vaccine, which is a tetanus toxin ... They produced tetanus in rabbits by injecting their sciatic nerve with pus from a fatal human tetanus case in that same year. ... C. tetani is found as spores in soil or in the gastrointestinal tract of animals. C. tetani produces a potent biological toxin ... Tetanus toxoid vaccine was developed by P. Descombey in 1924, and was widely used to prevent tetanus induced by battle wounds ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Infectious Diseases: Bacterial: Clostridial: Tetanus
Tetanus is caused by the toxin of the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which is found in soil nearly everywhere. ... CDC: Tetanus (Lockjaw) Vaccination Information on the disease tetanus and the available vaccines, for both health care ... Tetanus is caused by the toxin of the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which is found in soil nearly everywhere. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Pharmacy: Drugs and Medications: D: Diptheria Toxoid: With Tetanus Pertussis Hepatitis B and Polio
"Health ... With Tetanus Pertussis Hepatitis B and Polio" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - Gigablast - Google - ... Health Pharmacy Drugs and Medications D Diptheria Toxoid With Tetanus Pertussis Hepatitis B and Polio 0 ...
*  1924 in science
The first inactive tetanus toxoid is discovered and produced. December 17 - Dismantling of James Watt's workshop for display in ... "Tetanus". Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (pdf). Washington, D.C.: Public Health Foundation. ISBN 0 ...
*  Tetanospasmin
Tetanus toxin is an extremely potent neurotoxin produced by the vegetative cell of Clostridium tetani in anaerobic conditions, ... C. tetani also produces the exotoxin tetanolysin, a hemolysin, that causes destruction of tissues. Tetanus toxin spreads ... Neurotoxin in Toxicon The journey of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins in neurons How do tetanus and botulinum toxins bind to ... The tetanus toxin protein has a molecular weight of 150kDa. It is translated from the tetX gene as one protein which is ...
*  Vaccination schedule
For example, tetanus vaccine boosters are often recommended every 10 years. Vaccine schedules are developed by governmental ... "Tetanus: Prevention". Mayo Clinic. 2006-09-21. Retrieved 2008-07-17. "History of Vaccine Schedule , The Children's Hospital of ... Those adults at risk of contaminated cuts (e.g., gardeners) may have booster tetanus vaccination every ten years. Pneumococcal ... By the early 1950s, children routinely received three vaccines, for protection against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus and ...
*  Sardonicism
in tetanus." Also: [Convulsion of the] facial muscles may cause a characteristic expression called Risus sardonicus (from the ... Risus sardonicus is an apparent smile on the face of those who are convulsing because of tetanus, or strychnine poisoning. From ... This facial expression has also been observed among patients with tetanus. Risus sardonicus causes a patient's eyebrows to rise ...
*  Sheila Singh Paul
Tetanus Neonatorum. Ind Pediatr 21;684:1984. 28. Paul SS, Utal DS, Jana AK, Mathew J . Therapy in Neonatal Tetanus. Ind Pediatr ... 1. Paul SS.Tetanus in Children in Delhi, The Journal of Tropical Pediatrics and African Child Health. Vol. 2, Sep., 1963. 2. ... 14 Paul SS, Mpdi S, Wadhwa S, Mahey S. Neonatal tetanus in Delhi. Ped Clin Ind 2;180:1967 15. Paul SS, Anand S, Kumar S, Bhatia ... 4. Paul SS, Gupta S, Singh V. An analysis of tetanus in children treated without ATS and comparison with other methods of ...
*  Shantilal C. Sheth
... (June 1956). "Tetanus in children". The Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 23 (6): 197-199. doi:10.1007/ ...
*  Animal bite
Tetanus boosters (Td) should be given every ten years. TT = tetanus toxoid; TIG: tetanus immune globulin Antihistamines are ... Tetanus toxoid treatment is recommended in those whose vaccinations are not up to date and have a bite that punctures the skin ... Tetanus immune globulin is indicated in people with more than 10 years since prior vaccination. ...
*  Incubation period
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*  Diphtheria vaccine
Tetanus toxoid containing vaccines (Td, DT, DTP and DTaP) may cause brachial neuritis at a rate of 1 out of every 100,000 to ... The wholesale price in the developing world of a version that contains tetanus toxoid is between 0.12 and 0.99 USD per dose as ... Some combinations (Td and DT vaccines) include tetanus vaccine, others (known as DPT vaccine or DTaP vaccine depending on the ... "Vaccine, Diphtheria-Tetanus". International Drug Price Indicator Guide. Retrieved 6 December 2015. Hamilton, Richart (2015). ...
*  Expanded Program on Immunization (Philippines)
When given to women of childbearing age, vaccines that contain tetanus toxoid (TT or Td) not only protect women against tetanus ... Contrary to what the majority of doctors may think, vaccines against hepatitis B and tetanus can be applied in any period of ... In June 2000, the 57 countries that have not yet achieved elimination of neonatal tetanus were ranked and the Philippines was ... "Tetanus - The Disease". Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals. World Health Organization. Retrieved 2007-05-12. "Maternal and ...
*  Infection control
Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis; N. meningitidis; and varicella. In some cases where vaccines do not exist, post-exposure ...
*  Childhood immunizations in the United States
Tetanus is often referred to as lockjaw due to the fact that the bacteria the causes it (Clostridium tetani) cause the muscles ... Pertussis Causes Pertussis Transmission Pertussis Symptoms CDC Tetanus Tetanus Transmission Tentanus Symptoms Tetanus Treatment ... of cases are fatal Tetanus is a medical emergency that requires hospitalization, immediate treatment with human tetanus immune ... Tetanus is different from other diseases that we have vaccinations for in that the bacteria is not spread from person to person ...
*  Toxoid
For example, the tetanus toxoid is derived from the tetanospasmin produced by Clostridium tetani. The latter causes tetanus and ... "Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids Adsorbed" (PDF). fda.gov. Retrieved 21 October 2015. "Tetanus Immune Globulin" (PDF). September ... tetanus immune globulin (TIG), HyperTet (c)), which has replaced horse serum-type tetanus antitoxin in most of the developed ... Multiple doses of tetanus toxoid are used by many plasma centers in the United States for the development of highly immune ...
*  Diazepam
"Diazepam for treating tetanus". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (1): CD003954. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003954.pub2. PMID ... and benzodiazepine withdrawal Short-term treatment of insomnia Treatment of tetanus, together with other measures of intensive ...
*  Tentoxilysin
... (EC 3.4.24.68, tetanus neurotoxin) is an enzyme. This enzyme catalyses the following chemical reaction Hydrolysis ... Montecucco, C.; Schiavo, G. (1994). "Mechanism of action of tetanus and botulinum neurotoxins". Mol. Microbiol. 13 (1): 1-8. ... Schiavo, G.; Montecucco, C. (1995). "Tetanus and botulism neurotoxins". Methods Enzymol. 248: 643-652. doi:10.1016/0076-6879(95 ... "Tetanus and botulinum-B neurotoxins block neurotransmitter release by proteolytic cleavage of synaptobrevin". Nature. 359 (6398 ...
*  Post-exposure prophylaxis
Tetanus toxoid can be given in case of a suspected exposure to tetanus. In such cases, it can be given with or without tetanus ... also called tetanus antibodies or tetanus antitoxin). It can be given as intravenous therapy or by intramuscular injection. The ... tetanus in Encyclopædia Britannica. Last Updated 7-17-2013 [1], from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Page last ...
*  Morelia spilota mcdowelli
Tetanus protection is recommended. Placed in synonymy by Underwood and Stimson (1990). This large species of python can lay up- ...