• lockjaw
  • The disease is also known as lockjaw because there is a a common symptom of tetanus in which the jaw muscles become tight and rigid and a person becomes unable to open his mouth. (blogspot.com)
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  • A second dose of 0.5ml adsorbed tetanus vaccine only is to be injected between 1 to 2 months after the first dose of vaccine and a third dose 6 to 12 months after the second dose to produce adequate long term protection. (vaccinehaffkine.com)
  • Eleven strains of C.tetani are identified and all of these strains produce an neurotoxin known as tetanospasmin. (blogspot.com)
  • Certain strains of C. tetani produce different enzymes that are used to externally digest organic material in preparation for fermentation. (blogspot.com)
  • Eleven strains of C. tetani have been identified which only differ in flagellar antigens and their ability to produce tetanospasmin. (blogspot.com)