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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 (MORE)
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How do you get tetanus?

It begins when tetanus bacteria enter the body, usually through a wound or cut exposed to contaminated soil
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Does tetanus have a vector?

Tetanus is a disease which can affect any mammal, and mammals spread the disease to other mammals by biting them; hence the vector is mammals. Dogs, foxes and bats are the mos (MORE)
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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 only (MORE)
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Can you die from tetanus?

You absolutely can die from tetanus if you do not receive the treatment, which is a LONG and painful process. In fact, that's why everyone is so adamant that you receive the v (MORE)
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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.
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Who discoverd tetanus?

Nicolaier was the one who discovered the anaerobic bacillus Clostridium Tetani in 1885. Almost simultaneously, in 1889, Kitasato, obtained the bacillus of tetanus in pure cult (MORE)
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Is there a vaccination for tetanus?

Yes, see your doc. The vaccination lasts about twenty years. Yes, see your doc. The vaccination lasts about twenty years. Yes, see your doc. The vaccination lasts about twen (MORE)
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Where can you get tetanus bacteria?

Tetanus is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani. It is a type of anaerobic bacteria (bacteria that thrives in environments without much oxygen) that can often be found (MORE)