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It is an infectious often fatal disease characterised by violent tonic muscles spasms and rigidity caused by toxin of Clostridium Tetani. C.Tetani are gram positive strictly anaerobic and bear spores. most of the species grow as saprophytes in soil.Wound infections from bacteria. Tetanus bacteria is found in feces of animals
Clostridium tetani the bacterium that causes tetanus needs to enter a cut or deep wound.
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What is tetanus?

Tetanus [TET-nus] is a condition that affects the nervous system and causes painful, uncontrolled muscle spasms. It is an anaerobic bacterium, Clostridium tetani. It can pro

What is a tetanus?

Tetanus [TET-nus] is a condition that affects the nervous system and causes painful, uncontrolled muscle spasms. tetanus has killed over 1 million new born babies The onl

How does the tetanus attack and spread?

Tetanus attacks in open wounds, such as a fresh cut. When soil, saliva, or even feces gets into contact with it, Clostridium tetani attacks the body. Also, Tetanus can occur w

Who can get tetanus?

Tetanus is most commonly found in dirt. If it has access to the blood stream via open skin, you will get infected. Anyone can get it, that is why we have the tetanus vaccine.

What can tetanus do to your open cuts in your body?

The causative bacterium is Clostridium tetani, and it isn't a problem in open wounds because oxygen kills the bacteria. However, in deep wounds that do not have exposure to at
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What body system is affected most by tetanus?

Tetanus is a bacterial disease that affects your nervous system, leading to painful muscle contractions, particularly of your jaw and neck muscles. Tetanus can interfere with